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Consequences of Vision Loss

Use the Internet to find information by and about people with different types of vision loss. Write a few paragraphs indicating the things that he or she is most uncomfortable with in terms of their vision loss.

- What aspect of vision has he or she lost?

- What types of vision remain?

- What seems to be the most difficult issue he or she has encountered as a result of vision loss?

- How does this personal experience compare with the descriptions in your text?

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Use the Internet to find information by and about people with different types of vision loss. Write a few paragraphs indicating the things that he or she is most uncomfortable with in terms of their vision loss.

1. What aspect of vision has he or she lost?

Edith lost her 'central sight' after she retired. She talks about the general grief she feels because she has lost much of her mobility and independence. She also talks about the isolation and loneliness many older people experience. However, directly related to vision loss, she misses reading, going to films and the likes. However, she reports using her experience to educate people working in nursing homes (see attached story).

2. What types of vision remain?

Edith can still see some (e.g. peripheral vision) and reports: "I went to see a film and I was confused because my sight wasn't adequate enough to really pick up all that was ...

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