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Smartphone, tablet computer and e‐reader use by people with vision impairment
Consumer electronic devices can be used by people with vision impairment, regardless of the level of vision impairment: almost a quarter of our sample self-identified as having no vision. Expand
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Investigating unstable fixation in patients with macular disease.
PURPOSE To assess the effect on visual acuity of compensating fixation instability by controlling retinal image motion in people with macular disease. METHODS Ten patients with macular diseaseExpand
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Visual and health outcomes, measured with the activity inventory and the EQ‐5D, in visual impairment
Generic instruments to assess health utilities can be used to express the burden of health problems in widely used indexes. That is in contrast with what can be obtained with condition‐specificExpand
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Relationships between neuropsychological and antisaccade measures in multiple sclerosis patients
Background The Stroop test is frequently used to assess deficits in inhibitory control in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). This test has limitations and antisaccade eye movements, that alsoExpand
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Fixation in Patients with Juvenile Macular Disease
Purpose. The instability of fixation with central scotoma has been mainly studied in patients with age-related macular diseases (MDs). However, early macular lesions can lead to differentExpand
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Using endogenous saccades to characterize fatigue in multiple sclerosis.
PURPOSE Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is likely to cause dysfunction of neural circuits between brain regions increasing brain working load or a subjective overestimation of such working load leading toExpand
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Functional impairment with minimal macular damage in femtosecond laser plasma injury: case report.
A 26 years old female patient was examined twenty-four hours after observing laser-induced plasma formation in a process of nanoparticle production complaining of bilateral central scotoma. TheExpand
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Diffusion of anti-VEGF injections in the Portuguese National Health System
Objectives To analyse the temporal and geographical diffusion of antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) interventions, and its determinants in a National Health System (NHS). Setting NHSExpand
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The use of informal care by people with vision impairment
Purpose To estimate and characterize the use of informal care by people with vision impairment in Portugal. Methods A total of 546 visually impaired individuals were recruited from PortugueseExpand
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Psychological and Psychosocial Interventions for Depression and Anxiety in Patients With Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Systematic Review.
OBJECTIVE To review the current literature on psychosocial and psychological interventions to prevent and treat depression and anxiety in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Expand
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