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Visual impairment and real-world home physical activity with home environment in an older population

JAMA Ophthalmology

2024-02-08
(Press-News.org) About The Study: The results of this study demonstrated that home environment features, particularly lighting, may influence home activity metrics in older adults with visual impairment. Further prospective studies would be needed to confirm if home modifications can improve at-home activity.

Authors: Pradeep Y. Ramulu, M.D., M.H.S., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.6436)

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JAMA Ophthalmology