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Vision Impairment Associated with Memory Loss

Distance acuity decline in particular was linked with recall difficulties, in a study of US and Chinese populations.
April 9, 2021

COVID Prompts Health Care Access Fears in the Visually Impaired

About 83% of individuals with moderate deficits worried they wouldn’t be able to see their eye doctor.
April 6, 2021

Vision Impairment Among Older Americans on the Decline

But as the population continues to grow and age, this improvement could be short-lived.
April 2, 2021

Vision Impairment Prevalence Increases as Population Ages

Despite improvements, age-related visual loss continues to outpace innovation and present a major health burden.
March 29, 2021

Visual Impairment and Dementia Go Hand in Hand

Be especially cognizant of this association when screening elderly patients.
March 17, 2021

At-Home Acuity Test Aids Telehealth Effort

Though crude by the standards of in-office refraction, a self-administered assessment was deemed able to complement traditional methods.
March 16, 2021

VF Loss Significantly Impacts Road Abilities

Driving was only one of many tasks affected in a recent study of a Black population.
March 2, 2021

Poor Hazard Perception in Older Drivers With Eye Disease

Study found slower response times, especially in those affected by glaucoma.
March 1, 2021

Changes in Corneal Biomechanics Predict Visual Field Loss

Study shows glaucoma progression was associated with a lower baseline corneal hysteresis and a decrease in corneal resistance factor over time.
February 26, 2021

Simple Vision Test Sheds Light on Driving Performance

Those with experience behind the wheel performed better than non-drivers.
February 18, 2021