Types Of Glaucoma.docx

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University of Alberta
Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Joel Edwards

March 6Visual ImpairmentsLearning ObjectivesDefine the following key terms Visual Acuity Field of View Travel Vision Legally Blind Blind Outline the differences between sports classifications for athletes with visual impairments Describe the main features of Macular degeneration Glaucoma Cataracts Diabetic Retinopathy Retinitis Pigmentosa Prevalence and incidence of visual impairments in Canada Outline key factors to consider for physical activity leisure and recreation List the tips for being an excellent guidePrevalence and Incidence of Visual Impairments in Canada CNIB 20121 million Canadians are blind or living with significant loss of visionIncreased risk of visual impairment with age23000 children under 15 in Canada1 in 8 Canadians over 75 280000Visual AcuityHow well you seeMeasure of the clarity of your visionLatin word acuitassharpness2020 vision is the normField Of VisionPeripheral visionWhat you would see if you were looking straight aheadTypically 180 degrees
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