Visibility Vol 11 Issue 1 & 2, 2017


Vision Rehabilitation for Penetrating Ocular Stab Wounds Following a Domestic Violence Knife Attack: A Case Study


The goal of vision rehabilitation is to empower patients with the capabilities of overcoming functional challenges that are most troublesome by maximizing residual vision, and improving the overall quality of life for patients with permanently impaired vision. This extraordinary case illustrates the effectiveness of a vision rehabilitation program in enhancing the functional vision and independence of a 46-year-old female (Ms C) who was assaulted with a knife during a domestic violence attack. The attack lead to bilateral penetrating orbital injuries, and consequently, permanent vision impairment after being stabbed in both eyes.

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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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Bilateral Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case Study

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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