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Authors

  1. Hsu, Yu-Pin EdD, MS, OTR/L
  2. Babaeva, Inna PhD, MA, OTR/L

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to describe the etiology and effects of acquired monocular vision in older adults and how it can affect clients' daily activities and functional mobility. This study will describe how occupational therapy interventions facilitate functional visual skills, in order to support occupational performance of a client with acquired monocular vision. This case illustrates the potential benefit of providing occupational therapy through low vision evaluation, occupational therapy and intervention specific to this condition, and to incorporate compensatory strategies to facilitate client's occupational performances. It was found that after occupational therapy services, the client had benefitted intervention to address acquired monocular vision condition.