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  • http://www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Visual_impairment
  • Visual impairment or vision impairment is vision loss that constitutes a significant limitation of visual capability resulting from disease, trauma, or a congenital or degenerative condition that cannot be corrected by conventional means, including refra...
  • http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/visualimpairment/
  • Because there are many different causes of visual impairment, the degree of impairment a child experiences can range from mild to severe (up to, and including, blindness).
  • http://www.nature.com/pr/journal/v74/n1s/full/pr2013205a.html
  • In 2010, an estimated 184,700 (uncertainty range: 169,600,214,500) preterm babies developed any stage of ROP, 20,000 (15,500,27,200) of whom became blind or severely visually impaired from ROP, and a further 12,300 (8,300,18,400) developed mild/moderate ...
  • http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs282/en/
  • Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of moderate and severe visual impairment; cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in middle- and low-income countries.
  • http://www.wpro.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/blindness/en/
  • Four out of five cases of visual impairment are preventable or treatable.
  • http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?id=46237
  • "Ranibizumab for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion."
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blindness
  • Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.[1][2] Some also include those who have a decreased ability to see because they ...
  • http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/289758.php
  • Bayer HealthCare is pleased that NICE has recognised the benefits of EYLEA (aflibercept solution for injection) for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema (DMO) according to a draft decision released 19 February.1 However, Baye...
  • http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/opo.12193/full
  • According to the World Health Organization, about 90% of cases of visual impairment are found in developing countries, and 80% are preventable,[1] with uncorrected refractive error the major cause.
  • http://archopht.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1149514
  • Objective To describe the associations of visual impairment and major age-related eye diseases with cognitive function in an older Asian population.
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    News

    How People Adapt to Post Stroke Visual Impairments
    Science Daily - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Visual Impairment Linked to Cognitive Decline
    Medpage Today - Thursday, July 5, 2018
    Scientists just 3D printed human corneas for the first time giving hope to thousands of people with visual impairments
    Google - Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Blindness and visual impairment: Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients' sight
    News Now - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Community screening for visual impairment in older people
    Wiley - Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    Unmeasurable small size of foveal avascular zone without visual impairment in optical coherence tomography angiography
    Nature - Sunday, February 4, 2018
    Surfing masterclass for children with visual impairment gives a sense of freedom
    ABC Australia - Friday, January 26, 2018
    Estimates of Visual Impairment, Low Vision, and Blindness in the United States
    JAMA Ophtalmology - Monday, November 6, 2017
    Burden of Visual Impairment Tied to Socioeconomic Indicators
    Physicians Briefing - Monday, October 23, 2017
    Alterations of regional homogeneity and functional connectivity in pituitary adenoma patients with visual impairment
    Nature - Thursday, October 12, 2017
    Regular Eye Exams Essential for Those at Risk of Visual Impairment
    Topix - Monday, October 9, 2017
    Visual impairment among older adults associated with poor cognitive function
    Science Daily - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    DRIL Predicts Future Visual Impairment in VO-ME Patients
    Medpage Today - Thursday, August 17, 2017
    Review: Global Prevalence of Blindness, Visual Impairment Up
    Physicians Briefing - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
    Multi-Luminance Mobility Test Identifies Visual Impairment
    Physicians Briefing - Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Researchers discover likely cause for visual impairment in Finnish variant of NCL
    News-Medical - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Visual Impairment in Children
    Acsh - Monday, May 15, 2017
    Prevalence of Visual Impairment in Preschoolers Expected to Rise
    Physicians Briefing - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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    Videos

    Cortical Visual Impairment with Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
         
    Register or learn more at: http://www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits/online-class/cortical-visual-impairment Cortical Visual Impairment is an online class teaches by Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy. The course runs for 8 weeks and provides an overview of...

    Animation: Age-Related Macular Degeneration
         
    Created on Dec 12, 2012 This video looks at the causes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of visual impairment in older Americans.

    We See: Nike Football Training Centre
         
    On April 10, 2014, VSP Global companies collaborated with the Brien Holden Vision Institute and Optometry Giving Sight to open a new eye health clinic at the Nike Football Training Centre in Soweto. Over the next three years, our goal is to provide 30,000...

    Seeing It Through My Eyes
         
    Winchester Fixer Richard Wheeler, 26,* says he's often accused of lying about being blind because he's still independent. This film is part of his campaign to show that visual impairment is not always black and white. To find out more about Richard's ...

    Corneal injury - Health Video: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
         
  • Injury or infection of the cornea, the transparent front window of the eye, can lead to serious visual impairment.

  • UPMC Physician Resources: Suicide in Old Age: Risk and Management
         
  • The findings for physical illness are less consistent, however these two studies, again the Swedish study from Magda Waern and the Canadian population based study by Juurlink and colleagues showed that malignancy, neurological disorders, visual impairmen...

  • Eyeing Stem Cell Therapies for Vision Loss
         
    Stem Cells in Your Face, Episode 3: Eyeing Stem Cell Therapies for Vision Loss. Written and narrated by Kevin McCormack. Directed and edited by Todd Dubnicoff. Eye anatomy animations by InfoShots.com. Additional graphics by Todd Dubnicoff. More than sev...

    brain tumor- olfactory groove meningioma-microsurgery-dr suresh dugani/HUBLI/INDIA
         
    these are benign intracranial neoplasms,occur in any part of the inside the skull,and grow very slowly,present with head ache,visual impairment,impaired smell,convulsions,abnormal behaviour,CSF leaks through nose,microsurgical treatment excision is cure,a...

    Amblyopia - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & More…
         
    See much more honest health information at: http://www.rehealthify.com/ Rehealthify offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. -- video script below -- Amblyopia, or "lazy eye," is the most common cause of visual...

    Macular Degeneration 101
         
  • Both types can lead to mild, moderate or severe vision loss, but "wet ARMD" develops much more quickly (in a matter of days or weeks) and tends to lead to more severe visual impairment, whereas "dry ARMD" progresses more slowly (over months or years)....

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    Socio-cognitive skills in school age children with visual impairment
    Optimum VI: Early development and support of babies and young children with a visual impairment
    Visual Impairment, Uncorrected Refractive Error, and Objectively Measured Balance in the United States (04:51)
    Visual impairment is closely linked with diabetes
    Crude and Age-adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older in the Civilian noninstitutionalized Population Reporting both Diabetes and Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and
    Socio-cognitive skills in school age children with visual impairment
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    Optimum VI: Early development and support of babies and young children with a visual impairment
    gosh.nhs.uk
    Visual Impairment, Uncorrected Refractive Error, and Objectively Measured Balance in the United States (04:51)
    jama.jamanetwork.com
    Visual impairment is closely linked with diabetes
    diabetes.co.uk
    Crude and Age-adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older in the Civilian noninstitutionalized Population Reporting both Diabetes and Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and
    cdc.gov
    Cover of Screening for Visual Impairment in Older Adults
    Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image
    Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment by Age, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, by Sex, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    Cover of Screening for Visual Impairment in Older Adults
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    Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image
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    Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment by Age, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
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    Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    cdc.gov
    Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, by Sex, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
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    FRIDAY July 20, 2012 -- Older Americans see better than their parents did in old age, according to a new study that finds visual impairment among the U.S. elderly has declined 58 percent since the 1980s.
    Number (in Millions) of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    More education about low vision devices and services could overcome the stigma some people associate with their visual impairment.
    Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment in childrenâ€
    Q:Which visual impairment occurs in almost everyone?
    FRIDAY July 20, 2012 -- Older Americans see better than their parents did in old age, according to a new study that finds visual impairment among the U.S. elderly has declined 58 percent since the 1980s.
    drugs.com
    Number (in Millions) of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
    cdc.gov
    More education about low vision devices and services could overcome the stigma some people associate with their visual impairment.
    allaboutvision.com
    Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment in children
    eyehealthweb.com
    Q:Which visual impairment occurs in almost everyone?
    medicinenet.com
    Visual impairment rising in the US, possibly due to increase in diabetes
    Low vision is defined as a visual impairment that is not corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery and that interferes with the ability to perform everyday activities.
    Parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder greatly raises risk of autism; Visual impairment in the elderly on the decline; Underdiagnosis of celiac disease
    (July 4, 2012 - Insidermedicine) From Chicago - Visual impairment in the elderly is on the decline, according to a report published in Ophthalmology.
    The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) in Atlanta, Georgia, has been providing rehabilitation services to approximately 5,000 individuals who are blind or have visual impairments annually for more than 50 years, and it uses resources from the National
    Visual impairment rising in the US, possibly due to increase in diabetes
    insidermedicine.com
    Low vision is defined as a visual impairment that is not corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery and that interferes with the ability to perform everyday activities.
    nei.nih.gov
    Parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder greatly raises risk of autism; Visual impairment in the elderly on the decline; Underdiagnosis of celiac disease
    insidermedicine.com
    (July 4, 2012 - Insidermedicine) From Chicago - Visual impairment in the elderly is on the decline, according to a report published in Ophthalmology.
    insidermedicine.com
    The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) in Atlanta, Georgia, has been providing rehabilitation services to approximately 5,000 individuals who are blind or have visual impairments annually for more than 50 years, and it uses resources from the National
    nei.nih.gov
    Family Connect Provides Answers For Parents of Children With Visual Impairment
    As the recipient of a 2009 Healthy Vision Community Award (HVCA), YWCA Northern Rhode Island created the Eye-C projectâ€
    Visual impairment is closely linked with diabetes
    Low vision is defined as a visual impairment that is not corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery and that interferes with the ability to perform everyday activities.
    Visual impairment is more prevalent in economically-challenged settings, with 9 out of 10 visually impaired people in the world living in developing countries.
    Family Connect Provides Answers For Parents of Children With Visual Impairment
    nei.nih.gov
    As the recipient of a 2009 Healthy Vision Community Award (HVCA), YWCA Northern Rhode Island created the Eye-C project
    nei.nih.gov
    Visual impairment is closely linked with diabetes
    diabetes.co.uk
    Low vision is defined as a visual impairment that is not corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery and that interferes with the ability to perform everyday activities.
    nei.nih.gov
    Visual impairment is more prevalent in economically-challenged settings, with 9 out of 10 visually impaired people in the world living in developing countries.
    wpro.who.int
    Visual Impairment in Children
    Visual impairment in children
    Visual Impairment in Children
    Tools and Techniques for Visual Impairment
    Cut Visual Impairment Rates by 25 Per Cent Within 2019: WHO
    Visual Impairment in Children
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    Visual impairment in children
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    Visual Impairment in Children
    hubpages.com
    Tools and Techniques for Visual Impairment
    diabetesselfmanagement.com
    Cut Visual Impairment Rates by 25 Per Cent Within 2019: WHO
    ndtv.com
    Socio-cognitive skills in school age children with visual impairment
    Optimum VI: Early development and support of babies and young children with a visual impairment
    Visual Impairment, Uncorrected Refractive Error, and Objectively Measured Balance in the United States (04:51)
    Percentage of severe visual impairment and blindness due to ROP in children in Schools for the Blind in different regions of the world: Europe 6-17%; Latin America 4.1-38.6%; Eastern Europe 25.9%; Asia 16.9%; Africa 10.6%.
    Parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder greatly raises risk of autism; Visual impairment in the elderly on the decline; Underdiagnosis of celiac disease
    Socio-cognitive skills in school age children with visual impairment
    gosh.nhs.uk
    Optimum VI: Early development and support of babies and young children with a visual impairment
    gosh.nhs.uk
    Visual Impairment, Uncorrected Refractive Error, and Objectively Measured Balance in the United States (04:51)
    jama.jamanetwork.com
    Percentage of severe visual impairment and blindness due to ROP in children in Schools for the Blind in different regions of the world: Europe 6-17%; Latin America 4.1-38.6%; Eastern Europe 25.9%; Asia 16.9%; Africa 10.6%.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder greatly raises risk of autism; Visual impairment in the elderly on the decline; Underdiagnosis of celiac disease
    insidermedicine.com
    The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) in Atlanta, Georgia, has been providing rehabilitation services to approximately 5,000 individuals who are blind or have visual impairments annually for more than 50 years, and it uses resources from the National
    Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment in childrenâ€
    (March 5, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Wisconsin - A new report published in Ophthalmology finds a high incidence of visual impairment in elderly individuals.
    (July 4, 2012 - Insidermedicine) From Chicago - Visual impairment in the elderly is on the decline, according to a report published in Ophthalmology.
    More education about low vision devices and services could overcome the stigma some people associate with their visual impairment.
    The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) in Atlanta, Georgia, has been providing rehabilitation services to approximately 5,000 individuals who are blind or have visual impairments annually for more than 50 years, and it uses resources from the National
    nei.nih.gov
    Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual impairment in children
    eyehealthweb.com
    (March 5, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Wisconsin - A new report published in Ophthalmology finds a high incidence of visual impairment in elderly individuals.
    insidermedicine.com
    (July 4, 2012 - Insidermedicine) From Chicago - Visual impairment in the elderly is on the decline, according to a report published in Ophthalmology.
    insidermedicine.com
    More education about low vision devices and services could overcome the stigma some people associate with their visual impairment.
    allaboutvision.com

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