Visibility Vol 16 Issue 3, 2022

Coping with Vision Loss: a Grounded Theory Study

Barriers that limit the client’s use of low vision rehabilitation are multifactorial. Aside from systemic factors, like access to care and knowledge of low vision services, are those barriers imposed by the client out of denial or a response to loss. Therefore, a better understanding of the grief process associated with visual impairment may offer relevant information on how to facilitate the acceptance of low vision services, and how to make those services available to patients in a relevant way. This study aimed to analyze the emotional impact and coping responses related to vision loss.

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Well-Being and Mental Health Factors among Informal Caregivers of Individuals with Visual Impairments

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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Stand Magnifier Optical Strategies

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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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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