Visibility Vol 7 Issue 1, 2013

Considerations for Prescribing Portable LED Lights for Low Vision

Considerations for prescribing LED reading lights are presented. Factors include stability, cost, illumination pattern and color. Decaying output can limit effectiveness. Pattern can reduce glare and variation with reading distance. Color may benefit certain individuals. Concepts of “cost of ownership” and “cost per lux” are introduced.

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Using Remote Sighted Assistants to Identify the Location and Orientation of Visually Impaired Pedestrians

Paymon Rafian; Gordon E. Legge, PhD

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Validation and Responsiveness of the Low Vision Independence Measure (LVIM)

Theresa Marie Smith, PhD, OTR, CLVT

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Effects of Vision Education Classes on the Well-being of Older Adults with Macular Degeneration

Silvia Sörensen,PhD, Katherine White, OD

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