Oliver Sacks, followed by an interview with 93-year-old retired educator Marge Louer, who tells her personal story of coping with Charles Bonnet Syndrome
She said: "He told me about Charles Bonnet Syndrome
1) The eponym Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) was originally used by eminent Swiss neurologist Georges de Morsier in 1936 to describe the presence of visual hallucinations (VH) in elderly individuals with normal mental capacity as separate from those associated with neurodegenerative disease.
To be able to give appropriate advice to patients with Charles Bonnet syndrome (Group 1.
Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is characterized by complex visual hallucinations in psychologically normal people with low vision (Shiraishi, Terao, Ibi, Nakamura, & Tawara, 2004) The disorder typically occurs in older adults and in a wide spectrum of ophthalmic diseases, with macular degeneration being the most common.
An examination of the relationship between low vision and Charles Bonnet syndrome.
Oliver Sacks, and 93 year old Marge Louer, who tells her personal story of coping with Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Abstract: Charles Bonnet syndrome
(CBS) commonly occurs in older adults with visual impairments, particularly those with age-related macular degeneration.
One example is Charles Bonnet syndrome
(CBS), in which visually impaired patients can experience vivid visual hallucinations.
These recommendations were on visual acuity, the delivery of bad news, the referral for visual rehabilitation services, and the Charles Bonnet syndrome
(see Box 1).
CHARLES BONNET syndrome
(CBS) is characterised by complex visual hallucinations alongside deteriorating vision.
A key point is that most people who were blindfolded for long enough would develop Charles Bonnet Syndrome