Visibility Vol 10 Issue 3 & 4, 2016

Envision Conference 2016 Research Session 3: Technological Interventions and Compensatory Strategies for Persons with Vision Loss

This research session at Envision Conference 2016, presented recent research on technological interventions and compensatory strategies for persons with vision loss and the implications for clinical application. These interventions include the research results into interventions for patients with vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration; glaucoma; as well as the feasibility of using telerehabilitation to deliver low vision rehabilitation. Abstracts Presented: R3.1.EC16 The Implantable Miniature Telescope: Impact on the Quality of Life of Individuals with End-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Tara Boehne, OT; Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OT. R3.2.EC16 Significant Goal Attainment and Key Factors that Influence Rehabilitation Outcomes for Patients with Advanced AMD and the Telescope Implant, Stasi Gormley, OT; Nilima Tanna, OT; Ashley Howson, OT. R3.3.EC16 Exploring the Use of Compensatory Strategies for Functional Ability in People with Glaucoma, Heather Livengood, OT, SCLV. R3.4.EC16 Improving Binocular Function in Macular Degeneration with Dichoptic Training, Tony Succar, PhD; Saeideh Ghahghae,PhD; Donald Fletcher, PhD; Laura Walker, PhD. R3.5.EC16 Feasibility of Telerehabilitation for Low Vision, Ava Bittner, OD, PhD; Patrick Yoshinaga, OD; Tony Succar, PhD; John Shepherd, MD.

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