¿Cuál es la situación y que hacer para mejorar la cultura en rehabilitación en oftalmología?

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

“No hay nada más que hacer”, “esperemos a que la ciencia progrese”, “hay que esperar a que el niño crezca para que coopere a su estudio”… Desgraciadamente estas y otras ideas semejantes han sido muy comunes en la práctica oftalmológica tradicional.  ¡Nunca más debemos de repetir estas consignas! ¡Ya no! Es fundamental brindar al paciente…

Visual Rehabilitation – an integral part of eye care

Public Health Registrar
Organisation: LSHTM

By Sarah Wallace, Public Health Registrar and Prof Hannah Kuper, Director of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability, LSHTM on visual rehabilitation.  We are in a remote area in Morocco, and a woman approaches us, led by her mother. She has heard that a group of ophthalmologists is visiting her village, and grabbed the chance…

Low Vision Curriculum

Chief Executive of IAPB
Organisation: IAPB

Globally, there are 80 million people with low vision who require support from competent low vision service providers. Such services are needed at all ages – in early childhood, at school, in the workplace and for everyday living. But low vision is a neglected area when it comes to service provision. Even in high income countries…