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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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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