An Interdisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Medicine

Book Series: Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine

Volume 2

by

Jeremy W. Grabbe

DOI: 10.2174/97816810845101160201
eISBN: 978-1-68108-451-0, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-452-7
ISSN: 2468-2241 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-225X (Online)



Indexed in: EBSCO.

According to the National Institute of Aging there are more than half a billion people over the age of 65 across the globe. This has l...[view complete introduction]

Vision Changes and Ocular Disorders

- Pp. 72-83 (12)

Jeremy W. Grabbe

Abstract

Among the sensory changes that negatively impact older adults, changes in vision are the most salient. Problems with vision are associated with trouble reading and driving. The impact on activities of daily living is apparent and pervasive. Many older adults find that their lifestyles are most significantly impacted by visual changes and visual ailments.

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