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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Minding the Gap: Determining Causes for Missed Low Vision Referrals to Develop a Streamlined, Sustainable Low Vision Rehabilitation System in Wisconsin

Katherine Dalzotto MD; Mark Banghart MS; Christina Thomas-Virnig PhD; Sanbrita Mondal OD

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Assessment of Modified Patient Education Materials for People with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD; MPH, CPH, CHES

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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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