Correlation between visual acuity and cognitive functions.

  title={Correlation between visual acuity and cognitive functions.},
  author={Sivan M Elyashiv and Esther L Shabtai and Michael Belkin},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={98 1},
A possible association between visual acuity (VA) and dementia was investigated in 2716 subjects who were aged between 53 and 102 at first visit and had varying degrees of dementia. Better VA was found to be significantly correlated with a lower dementia level (person coefficient range 0.146-0.261 over 10 years of follow-up, all correlations are significant, p<0.0001) as well as with a higher global cognitive score (person coefficient range -0.254 to -0.318 over 10 years of follow-up, all… CONTINUE READING
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