Aging and Vision Loss.pdf

Aging and Vision Loss PDF

Alberta L. Orr

As the number of older persons experiencing vision loss continues to soar over the upcoming years, all of us may find that a family member or friend we care about has become visually impaired. Aging and Vision Loss contains reassuring, supportive, and helpful information on meeting the needs of the older person and family caregivers as well.

Some diseases of the retina are more likely to occur in old age, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy (if people have diabetes), and detachment of ... 9 Jan 2006 ... A good understanding of vision loss requires a brief foray into the basic structure of the eye. Although it might be considered a clich, it is still useful ...

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Aging and Vision Loss.pdf


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