Visual impairment in older people

Nurs Older People. 2009 Oct;21(8):30-6. doi: 10.7748/nop2009.


This article provides an overview of the nurse's role in the care of older people with three ocular conditions that cause visual impairment: cataract, age-related macular degeneration and chronic open angle glaucoma.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Eye / anatomy & histology
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Nurse's Role
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Vision Disorders* / nursing
  • Vision Disorders* / physiopathology
  • Vision Disorders* / therapy