Visibility Vol 11 Issue 3 & 4, 2017


Assessing Fixation Stability in Macular Degeneration – How Long?


There has been a renewed interest in investigating fixational eye movements in people with macular disease in the past decade. Fixation stability (FS) is associated with difficulties in daily tasks such as reading and facial recognition. Current studies on FS record eye movements for different durations ranging from a few seconds to several minutes. To our knowledge, how FS depends on the recording duration in people with macular disease remains unclear. Here, we report on the impact of duration of fixation recording on FS in subjects with bilateral macular disease.

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Assessment of online patient education materials designed 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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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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