Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

low vision

central vision loss cataracts, age related macular degeneration
cataracts reduced visual acuity
cataracts blurry vision
cataracts decreased ability to distinguish colors
cataracts distortion of visual images
cataracts increased glare sensitivity
cataracts increased difficulty distinguishing similarly colored objects from the background
age related macular degeneration impaired mobility skills
age related macular degeneration reduced ability to perform ADL's and IADL's
age related macular degeneration decreased ability to recognize faces and perform detail work (reading, needlepoint, writing)
age related macular degeneration difficulty with social participation
peripheral vision loss glaucoma
glaucoma difficulty in task and activities such as ambulation, reading, writing
diabetic retinopathy fluctuating vision loss
diabetic retinopathy blurry vision
diabetic retinopathy reduction in contrast sensitivity
diabetic retinopathy decrease in the ability to drive at night
diabetic retinopathy reduction in color discrimination
diabetic retinopathy patchy spots of visual field loss
diabetic retinopathy total blindness
presbyopia difficulty focusing on near objects
ADL and IADL assessments Melbourne Low Vision ADL index, Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
Visual acuity assessments lighthouse near visual acuity test, Snellen E chart or tumbling E chart
visual field assessments (peripheral) Confrontation testing, central ampler grid
constrast sensitivity assessments Pelli-Robson constrict sensitivity chart
central vision loss teach clients to rotate their head or turn their trunk to use peripheral vision using a technique called eccentric viewing
peripheral vision loss teach clients to rotate their head and trunk more to ensure they are seeing the entire visual field
Created by: Jonise22
Popular Occupational Therapy sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards