Rehabilitation helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss

July 10, 2014 7:16 AM

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Rehabilitation helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss

NIH-funded study brought together eye care and mental health professionals

Depression is a common risk for people who have lost their vision from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but a new study shows that a type of rehabilitation therapy can cut this risk in half. The study was funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health.

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