College research raises awareness of dementia that has early visual symptoms

2 April 2019
Source: College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists has completed research on the experiences of vision assessment for people living with a form of dementia that impacts vision. The research, published in the BMJ Open on 21 March, focused on posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) which can result in unusual visual phenomena, such as finding it easier to read smaller fonts than larger ones, as

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College of Optometrists: Visual Impairment and Dementia (VIDem) summit report

3 May 2016
Source: College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists have issued a report on how to turn the findings from the research (presented at the VIDem Summit) into recommendations that will improve the lives of those living with dementia and vision impairment. The Visual Impairment and Dementia Summit (VIDem Summit) arose from the Prevalence of Visual Impairment in Dementia (PrOVIDe) project, a National Institute for

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Videm Summit Report Web 2016
Videm Summit Report Web 2016
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