Visibility Vol 14 Issue 3, 2020


Mediators of the Relationship between Socioeconomic Status 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 attainment, is inversely related to visual acuity in people being managed for AMD. Relationships between vision and SES are documented in the literature, but potential reasons for this relationship are not well understood. The purpose of this study was to evaluate for causal factors in the relationship between SES and vision in patients with AMD using mediation analysis.

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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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