Vision after childhood stroke
Stroke may affect a child or young person’s vision in a number of ways. In many children vision does improve over time, but even where a child’s vision does not fully recover, there is a lot that can be done to help.
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SEARCH: Scanning eye training for vision problems after stroke
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Immediately after their stroke around 30% of people have a vision problem called hemianopia – loss of vision on one side of the visual field. This leaves them with a ‘blind side’ to their right or left. This project will investigate whether a new treatment can help stroke survivors with hemianopia to manage their vision problems.
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Can a vision test tell us who will recover well after stroke?
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Existing vision tests do not tell us how a patient’s life will be influenced by their vision problems. This project aims to understand how the results of vision tests relate to how stroke survivors will be able to function in their daily lives.
Vision problems after stroke
About two thirds of people have vision problems after a stroke. This guide explains the different types of vision problems people can experience after a stroke and how they can be treated.
A new vision for stroke care in Scotland
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The Scottish Government has published a new vision for stroke services. We need to work together to make this vision a reality.
Scotland’s new vision for stroke is excellent – but now we need to deliver it
Type: Campaigns
The Scottish Government has published a vision document that sets out a vision of what progressive stroke care in Scotland should look like. We are encouraged at what is included and look forward to working together to make sure this translates into real change on the ground.
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Treating vision loss after stroke: Towards individualised rehabilitation in the real world.
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This Lectureship will investigate the link between the tasks used in vision rehabilitation and everyday visual activities.
Measuring and exploring the impact on vision-related quality of life for stroke survivors with post-stroke visual problems
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This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
Improving care services for stroke survivors with visual impairment
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Two-thirds of stroke survivors have problems with their sight after stroke, and around half of these will be left with long term sight problems. This new research programme aims to establish better treatment and support for stroke survivors with vision loss after stroke in the UK.
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