Visual Health in Geriatric Patients

Major causes of visual impairments (ie, cataracts, glaucoma) occur mostly in elderly patients, impacting their quality of life and ability to perform daily functions. Visual impairment can range from the need for glasses when driving to legal blindness in one or both eyes. For specific facts related to visual impairments in geriatric patients, read this article >>

In March of 2012, the FDA approved a new treatment for Open-Angle Glaucoma. For more information, click here >>

 

For more information about geriatric ocular care, visit Clinical Geriatrics. Also, be on the look out next month for a vision spotlight in our sister publication Annals of Long-Term Care.

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