A 65-year-old woman has age-related macular degeneration in both eyes. She has severe visual loss and can only see hand motions. Her family members report that she lives in a nursing home now but does not hear very well. She is depressed by her living situation and does not appear to recognize her family members. She has grown increasingly uncommunicative during family visits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGeriatric Ophthalmology
Subtitle of host publicationA Competency-based Approach
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781441900098
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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