Visibility Vol 11 Issue 3 & 4, 2017

Factors related to More Frequent Worry about Eyesight and Self-reported Progression of Vision Loss in Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients

Previously there were very few opportunities to obtain systematically collected information from a very large sample size of patients with a rare, orphan disease, such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). A relatively new, international, online registry has been developed for individuals affected by inherited retinal degenerative disease (IRD), known as My Retina TrackerĀ®. This registry is intended to: improve understanding of the types and prevalence of IRDs; support and promote research in the IRDs; and facilitate clinical studies and trials.

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Well-Being and Mental Health Factors among Informal Caregivers of Individuals with Visual Impairments

Callie Victor, PhD, OTR/L, CLA; Matthew Haase, MS, OTR/L, ATC; Michael Bown; Lindsey Bates, OTR; Michael Centra, OTR/L; Jaclyn Sachleben; Elizabeth Tyson; Michelle Gamber, DrPH; Suleiman Alibhai

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Characteristics of Older Bioptic Drivers: Effects of Increasing Age on Driving Safety

Bradley E. Dougherty, OD, PhD

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Patient Responses to a Teleophthalmology Enabled Primary Care Based Diabetic Retinopathy Surveillance Program

Rajeev Ramchandran, MD, MBA ; Katherine Fallano, MD; Vanessa Desmore; Elizabeth Czirr, BA; Silvia Sörensen, PhD

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