Visibility Vol 12 Issue 2, 2018

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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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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