Visibility Vol 9 Issue 3 & 4, 2015


Reading Function Improves with Task Lighting


Individuals with low vision often complain of reading difficulties and localized lighting has been shown to enhance reading function. Lighting preference may depend on the type of ocular pathology, however this preference may not optimize functional reading for an individual. The LuxIQTM (Jasper Ridge, Inc) has been promoted as a tool for prescribing task lighting. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether lighting impacts reading function objectively; and if the LuxIQ is a useful or necessary tool for assessing lighting function.

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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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