Visual impairment and children's strength
- Visual field constriction as a cause of blindness or visual impairment. Murdoch, I.E.; Jones, B.R. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p141
Presents information on the study of blindness or visual impairment in Kudunda State, northern Nigeria. Number of individuals involved in the study; Percentage of persons with visual impairments; Results of the study.
- Pursuing 20/20 at 40+. Patlak, M. // FDA Consumer;Mar1990, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p22
Reports how presbyopia, hampered close vision, besets many people entering middle age. How new types of glasses and contact lenses offer alternatives to the standard reading glasses, bifocals, and trifocals used to correct this problem. INSET: Adjustment tips..
- Impact of visual impairment. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Jul/Aug95 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p3
Presents the result of a study on the impact of visual impairment from the national survey from 1983-1985. Percentages of gender differences in different classes of people who reported trouble in seeing; Frequency of visit to physician; Need of advocacy for the expansion of service availability...
- A cognitive approach to reducing stereotypic body rocking. Estevis, Anne Hailey; Koenig, Alan J. // Re:View;Fall94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p119
Reports on the treatment of stereotypic behaviors of individuals with visual impairments. Head rocking behavior in a visually impaired child; Body rocking; Intervention methods; Development of a self-monitoring script.
- Don't brush off the floaters. B.D.G. // Cortlandt Forum;03/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p148
Discusses what causes floaters accompanied by vision loss or photopsia. Method for diagnosing such symptoms.
- Risk factors for age related maculopathy in a Japanese population: the Hisayama study. Miyazaki, M.; Nakamura, H.; Kubo, M.; Kiyohara, Y.; Oshima, Y.; Ishibashi, T.; Nose, Y. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Apr2003, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p469
Aims: To examine the risk factors for age related maculopathy (ARM) in a sample Japanese population. Methods: In 1998, a cross sectional community survey was conducted among residents of Hisayama. A total of 596 men and 886 women living in Hisayama, Japan, aged 50 years or older consented to...
- Acting without seeing. Humphreys, Glyn W. // Nature;4/27/1995, Vol. 374 Issue 6525, p763
Focuses on the clinical syndrome called `simultagnosia.' Response to the presence of two related objects in the environment; Encoding of the identity and relationship of the individual to the visual system; Neuropsychological literature on unconscious processing of visual information.
- The heartbreak of presbyopia. Waggoner, G. // Esquire;Mar1989, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p158
An essay discussing one of the first signs of aging, presbyopia, `old vision.' How the eye ages; Symptoms; Other signs of aging.
- September is Save our Sight month. // Journal of Primary Health Care;Sep2014 Supplement, p12
The article discusses the celebration of the Save Our Sight month of the New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) as of September 2014. Topics covered include the number of people with visual impairment according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the causes of visual impairment, such...
- Working with clients with visual impairments. Lockette, Kevin F. // IDEA Today;May97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p36
States that 75 million people in the world could become visually impaired by the year 2020, according to a warning issued by the World Health Organization (WHO). Countries expected to be affected more than others; What the increase in blindness could be attributed to; Cause of visual...