Visibility Vol 12 Issue 2


Prevalence and Risk Factors of Acquired Dual Sensory Loss in a Sample of Canadian Older Adults


Both vision and hearing decline in old age, leading many older adults to present with acquired dual sensory loss (DSL; concurrent vision and hearing impairment). The population prevalence of DSL has rarely been estimated, and its prevalence in older adults in Canada is unknown. We assessed the prevalence of vision and hearing loss (dual sensory loss) in community-dwelling Canadian adults aged 45-85 years.

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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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Using Remote Sighted Assistants to Identify the Location and Orientation of Visually Impaired Pedestrians

Paymon Rafian; Gordon E. Legge, PhD

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