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functional vision

The processing and use of visual information in the performance of visually related tasks, e.g., reading, driving, or recognizing individuals at a distance or in a crowd.
See also: vision
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The natural relationship between the organ-level assessment for visual function and the person-level assessment for functional vision is consistent with the ICF framework as previously stated.
While a low resolution proves to be insufficient to provide functional vision in real world cases, high resolution would create difficulties in information integration in the brain.
Homeless adults had high rates of functional vision impairment (37 percent), skin/leg/foot problems (36 percent), and TB skin test positivity (31 percent), but a rate of high blood pressure similar to that of the general population (14 percent).
Functional vision assessments have also been developed to assess performance of children with visual impairments in educational settings (Barraga & Collins, 1979; Collins & Barraga, 1980; Daugherty & Moran, 1982; Knowlton, 1987; Knowlton, 1988; Knowlton & Normandin, 1987; Knowlton & Woo, 1989; Rathgeber, 1981).
The individualized instruction might include use of functional vision, sensory training, concept development, electronic travel aid usage, low- vision optical and non-optical device training, pre-cane and cane instruction for indoor and outdoor travel, and specialized travel needs related to urban, rural, and inclement weather environments.
This is a role well suited to optometrists who are interested in functional vision assessment techniques and rehabilitation, and who enjoy working with visually impaired patients.
If we have traditionally included an investigation of students' needs through functional vision assessments and daily, ongoing formative assessments to determine (1) adaptations of the environment and materials, (2) implementation of strategies, and (3) staff training and consultation, then we need to make sure we are conducting a full and detailed functional vision evaluation of students with CVI that is intentionally designed to inform each area of need.
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During the trial, the FLORA also demonstrated that up to 80% of the subjects received benefit from the system when considering both functional vision and patient-reported quality of life, and no subjects were affected negatively.
It is designed to provide exceptional functional vision from near to intermediate, in addition to providing excellent distance vision.
MD and Administrative Chief Resident in NYU, JR Rizzo, who'll be introducing an explanation about eye-hand coordination and visuomotor integration for FVR, or functional vision rehabilitation.
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