Visibility Vol 13 Issue 2, 2019


Educational Attainment, Missed Clinical Appointments, and Visual Acuity in Age-related Macular Degeneration


Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of blindness in older adults. We have previously found that socioeconomic status (SES), as represented by educational achievement, is inversely related to visual acuity in people being treated for AMD. The purpose of this study was to evaluate possible mechanisms for this relationship in patients with AMD, specifically attendance at scheduled clinical appointments with a retina specialist, access to transportation, and driving licensure.

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Bilateral Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case Study

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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Quantifying Emotion Recognition and Classification in Clients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aaron P. Johnson, PhD

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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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