Correlation Between Vision and Cognitive Function in the Elderly

@inproceedings{Spierer2016CorrelationBV,
  title={Correlation Between Vision and Cognitive Function in the Elderly},
  author={Oriel Spierer and Naomi Fischer and Adiel Barak and Michael Belkin},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
The correlation between vision and cognition is not fully understood. Visual impairment in the elderly has been associated with impaired cognitive function, dementia, and Alzheimer disease. The aim was to study the correlation between near visual acuity (VA), refraction, and cognitive state in an elderly population.Subjects ≥75 years were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. Refraction and near VA was tested. Cognitive function was evaluated with a version of the mini-mental state… CONTINUE READING

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