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The present article focusses on the driving ability of older people and its link to visual problems.

The sun provides light. Light permits vision. However, too much sun entails health hazards for the eyelids, the cornea, the crystalline and the retina which we shall describe here in order to understand how to protect oneself – and more specifically the retina with protective lenses – against these hazards.

Ce Guide de l'orthoptie présente l'ensemble des éléments qui caractérisent le champ d'action de l'orthoptiste et ouvre des voies d'éducation pour la santé visuelle. Exploration, rééducation, dépistage et prévention sont traités dans une perspective polysensorielle, invitant à la pluridisciplinarité, grâce aux contributions d'auteurs de multiples spécialités. Conçu à la fois comme un manuel d'apprentissage et un guide de formation.

Vision loss among the elderly is a major health care problem. Approximately one person in three has some form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65. The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy.

The online magazine NIH Medline Plus, a publication of the National Institutes of Health and the Friends of of the National Library of Medicine, published a webpage explaining the different visual impairments people can suffer from.