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Do you Hear Me Now? A Discussion on Hearing Loss

Posted on June 9, 2015

Hearing loss affects many people, especially older adults; however, there are many hearing resources available. As such, this video addresses several issues pertaining to hearing loss, including signs of hearing loss, its effect on relationships, common causes of hearing loss, and solutions that can help with the hearing loss.

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Understanding Low Vision Rehabilitation

Posted on March 5, 2015

In low vision rehabilitation, the goal is to teach the individual with vision loss how to perform daily tasks with reduced visual function. In this video, Dr. Sandra Fox discusses the role of the low vision optometrist, what to expect during the evaluation, and how to get the most out of low vision rehabilitation.

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Understanding Low Vision

Posted on March 5, 2015

As we get older, our vision diminishes. Simply put, we do not see how we used to see. But there is good news. With low vision rehabilitation there are ways to teach individuals with vision loss how to perform daily tasks with reduced visual function. In this video, Dr. Sandra Fox discusses the role of the low vision optometrist, and what to expect during an evaluation.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Hearing Aid (Subtitles in Spanish)*

Posted on March 5, 2015

Presenter: Dr. Jane Watson, Audiologist

When you or someone you’re caring for needs a hearing aid, it can generate many questions. One hearing aid FAQ is "What should I ask before I buy?" In this video audiologist Dr. Jane Watson answers this question plus four others addressing new technologies, price, and more. 

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The Aging Eye

Posted on March 5, 2015

Holding reading material further away, squinting, or finding ourselves needing extra lighting: These are all behaviors we exhibit having aging eyes. In this video, Dr. Joseph Zayac provides an overview of ocular anatomy and explains the various conditions that can develop as eyes age.

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Low Vision Devices

Posted on March 3, 2015

There are a wide variety of low vision devices that can help people remain as independent as possible after they have been diagnosed with low vision. In this video, Melva Perez Andrews discusses when one might need or use low vision devises, and what kinds of devices are available.

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Low Vision Adaptations

Posted on March 3, 2015

Living with reduced vision can be possible with low-vision adaptions. There are techniques that can be used to make things better, brighter, and bolder; organize and simplify them; and modify environments to help compensate for reduced vision.  

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Innovations in Hearing Aid Technology

Posted on March 3, 2015

When many people are asked about hearing aids they think of the large, beeping ones their grandparents might have worn. But nowadays hearing aids are tiny, highly effective, and barely noticeable. As a hearing aid training resource, this video describes the latest innovations in hearing aid technology, including the many accessories available to make it easy to hear in even difficult situations. 

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How to Select and Care for a Hearing Aid

Posted on March 2, 2015

If you need a hearing aid or care for someone who’s been prescribed one, it’s important to know how to choose a hearing aid. After that, with wax and build-up, it’s also important to know how to clean and care for a hearing aid. This 10-minute video by audiologist Jane Watson tells users and caregivers what they need to know about selecting, cleaning, and more. 

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Emotional Aspects of Vision Loss

Posted on March 2, 2015

When a person begins to lose a part of their vision there are many physical as well as emotional issues they experience. In this video, Dr. Sandra Fox discusses the stages of grief and the emotional aspects of vision loss. In addition, she provides helpful information about what families and caregivers can do to help patients and ease in the vision loss transition and rehabilitation.

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