Visibility Vol 13 Issue 2, 2019


Practice Patterns and Visual Improvements following Vision Rehabilitation Services by Optometrists in an Ophthalmologic Medical Center


A previous review of records by Sunness and El Annan at a low vision rehabilitation (LVR) service in another department of ophthalmology revealed a relatively low rate of improvement in distance visual acuity (VA) by >=2 lines with refraction for 11% of low vision (LV) patients, and did not consider improvements at near or with LV assistive devices. We hypothesized this previously published study was not representative of other similar practices and may lead to underestimation of the benefits of LVR.

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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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