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Comorbid Vision and Hearing Loss
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produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 12 mins
Hearing and visual loss are comorbidities that affect activities of daily living and result in higher mortality rate in an urban population of elderly patients. Patients with age related macular degeneration (ARMD) frequently also have hearing loss, and the combination of hearing and vision loss has been found to...
produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 12 mins
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (London, England and Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), if left untreated, is the most common cause of vision loss in people over 50 years older in the US. Patients may have attributed their vision loss to comorbid ocular pathology, such as cataracts. Previously, neovascular AMD often progressed from one eye to the other and caus...
produced by Springer; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (London, England and Berlin State: Springer, 2019), 14 mins
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Glaucoma in the Elderly
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interview by Natalie DeBolske (Springer, 2019), 10 mins
Half of glaucoma patients in the US are undiagnosed. Tonometry is a relatively light and inexpensive way to screen for glaucoma, and according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a clear chain of evidence connects glaucoma screening with glaucoma treatment, visual function preservation and quality of life im...
interview by Natalie DeBolske (Springer, 2019), 10 mins
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