Visual Rehabilitation

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  • Visual Rehabilitation
    • Evaluation
      • Patient interview
        • evaluate status and function of the eye
        • ocular history
          • nature and duration
      • Optometric assessment
        • Ocular examination
        • Visual Acuity
          • distance and near field acuity
        • colour vision testing
        • Visual evoked potential
      • Physical Status
        • age
          • are they of a working age
          • is eyesight important for learning
        • general health
          • diabetes
          • problems with other senses such as hearing
        • facial deformities
          • effect use of aids
          • effect VEP tests
      • Patient
        • support systems
          • too much support
          • not enough support
        • motivation
          • require and internal locus of control
        • have they already adapted
    • Re-mediation
      • Goals
        • use of aid to improve sight
        • increase ability to travel independently
        • maintaining independence
      • selection of hardware
        • appropriate to vision loss
        • appropriate to patient
        • assisitive devices
          • talking clock
      • fitting
        • ensure this is the best suited aid
          • confirm with follow up
        • education
          • written and verbal
      • counselling
        • tactics
          • eg for makulageneration
            • make most of peripheral vision
        • environmental modifications
          • everything stays in the same place
      • referral to other services
        • social service
          • provide carers allowance

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