Caring for Older People

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What are the main Sensory Impairment?
Cataract, Glaucoma, Sight Impairment - Myopia,Presbyopia/Hyperopia, hearing degeneration/impairment
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How does cataract occur?
this occurs when the lens of the eye becomes unclear (opaque) and impairs vision. This can cause blindness.
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What is Myopia?
This is a defect of vision in which far objects appear blurred, but near objects are seen clearly.
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What is Presbyopia/Hyperopia?
This is the defect of the vision in which near object appear blurred, but far objects are seen clearly.
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What is Glaucoma?
Gradual loss of the peripheral
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How does cataract occur?

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this occurs when the lens of the eye becomes unclear (opaque) and impairs vision. This can cause blindness.

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What is Myopia?

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What is Presbyopia/Hyperopia?

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What is Glaucoma?

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