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Visibility 18 Issue 1, 2024

Using Smartphone AI App to Close the Gap in Public Transportation for Visually Impaired

Gang Luo, PhD; Shrinivas Pundlik, PhD

Visually impaired travelers often complain about difficulties in finding exact locations of bus stops in stipe of using GPS based navigation apps. We conducted a study to determine the severity of the problem and the causes. We also developed and validated a solution to address the micro-navigation issue in accessing bus stops

Visibility 17 Issue 4, 2023

Comparison of Changes in Visual Acuity of People with Low Vision While Using Three Models of Augmented Reality Devices

Sarika Gopalakrishnan, PhD, FAAO; Ron Schuchard, PhD, FARVO

The objective of this study was to analyze the visual acuity changes in people with low vision while using three models of augmented reality devices.

Visibility 17 Issue 3, 2023

Examining Outcomes of a Low Vision OT Intervention through Changes in Scores of Low Vision Independence Measure (LVIM ) and Improved Scanning Strategies.

Erin Kramer, OTR/L, CLVT

This quantitative study describes methods of evaluating visual fields, compensatory scanning, and the performance of activities before and after a treatment protocol that purports to teach a visual scanning strategy that compensates for homonymous hemianopia and quadrantanopia. A novel test of visual fields was developed for bedside assessment, a standardized test of visual scanning was adapted, and a standardized test of self-reported difficulty with activities typically affected by visual impairment (Low Vision Independence Measure, LVIM) was blended into occupational therapy in an inpatient rehabilitation protocol for people with acquired brain injury.

Visibility 17 Issue 2, 2023

Role of Head Mounted Augmented Reality Device in Improving Visual Function of Individuals with Low Vision

Sarika Gopalakrishnan, PhD, FAAO; Sanjana Chouhan Suwalal, ODVS; Gnanapoonkodi Bhaskaran, M.Optom; Rajiv Raman, MS, DNB, FRCS

The objective of this study was to analyze the visual function improvement in patients with low vision using head mounted augmented reality device who presented to the low vision care (LVC) clinic at a tertiary eye care center.

Visibility 17 Issue 2, 2023

Determinates of Goal Setting by Occupational Therapists for Patients with Low Vision

Theresa M. Smith, PhD, OTR, CLVT

The purpose of this study was to explore the determinates of goal setting of patient identified (PID) goals by occupational therapists for patients with low vision and the areas of occupation most likely to have PID goals set.

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