Rehabilitation Therapy for Age-Related Loss of Vision Cuts Depression Risk in Half

July 10, 2014 11:31 AM

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Rehabilitation Therapy for Age-Related Loss of Vision Cuts Depression Risk in Half

A new study revealed that rehabilitation therapy for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half. The risk of depression has always been associated with those whose vision has degraded due to their age. And when you think about it, it’s natural. Once you lose your vision, everything else doesn’t really quite cut it.

Age-related macular degeneration or AMD is the leading cause of permanent visual impairment for people over the age of 65 in the United States of America. A study published a while back in the JAMA Ophtalmol has revealed that there is a high association between depression and AMD. This fact has been...

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