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Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation
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presented by Soosan Jacob, fl. 2013; produced by Springer Nature B.V. (London, England and Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 14 mins
This video walks the viewer through all the steps in the placement of an Ahmed glaucoma valve with the tube passed into the posterior chamber through the sulcus. This is possible in a pseudophakic eye and has the advantage of preventing possible corneal endothelial decompensation secondary to tube-corneal touch. P...
presented by Soosan Jacob, fl. 2013; produced by Springer Nature B.V. (London, England and Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 14 mins
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (London, England and Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 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 Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (London, England and Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 14 mins
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Comorbid Vision and Hearing Loss
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 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 Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 12 mins
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Glaucoma in the Elderly
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Natalie DeBolske (Springer Nature B.V., 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...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Natalie DeBolske (Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 10 mins
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Low Vision in Aging Patients
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 14 mins
When vision loss is not corrected with spectacles or medical or surgical intervention, it is called low vision. About 25% of patients with impaired vision have difficulty with acts of daily living, and about 1/3 of patients with advanced macular degeneration are depressed. These considerations are unique in aging...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 14 mins
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Referred Comorbidity Diplopia in Geriatric Patients
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 11 mins
When treating geriatric patients, physicians must keep a differential of systemic diseases that could manifest with ocular symptoms. This is especially crucial when treating elderlies with multiple comorbidities and vasculopathic risk factors. For example, when assessing diplopia patients, one must first attempt t...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Yi-Hsien Renee Yeh (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 11 mins
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Research Agenda Setting Project and Protocol (RASP)
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 10 mins
The Research Agenda Setting Project (RASP) is the result of the John A. Hartford Foundation and the American Geriatrics Society’s efforts in 2001 to reach specific goals. These include: 1. Increasing research activity in the field of geriatrics within specific surgical and medical specialties 2. Attracting new s...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 10 mins
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Vision Loss and Dementia in the Geriatric Population
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produced by Springer Nature B.V. (Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 11 mins
Dementia describes the state of cognitive decline from a prior level of function to the extent that it interferes with daily activities. Currently, 47 million individuals worldwide are struggling with dementia, a number that is projected to increase to 75 million by 2030. This detrimental disease serves as a comp...
produced by Springer Nature B.V. (Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 11 mins
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Vision Loss and Falls: Risks Factors for Aging Patients
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produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 13 mins
Visual loss is an independent risk factor for falls, which are one of the leading causes of injury related death and disability in the elderly. Falls can lead to fractures, and only half of patients treated for a hip fracture were able to return to independent living. As the largest generation of the population ag...
produced by Springer Nature B.V.; interview by Mariam Hussain, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Springer Nature B.V., 2019), 13 mins
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Communicating with Persons with Dementia
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produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins

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Communication is a fundamental component of human relationships. It is important for everyone to be able to communicate their needs and the choices that they are making, as a way to preserve our sense of identity. Particularly with people with dementia, communication can be challenging, but it is importa...

produced by Medcom (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2018), 18 mins
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