Assessing the Impact of Stress in Age-Related Macular Degeneration – R & D Magazine

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress. A simple stress rating scale (the Perceived Stress Scale) is a valid and useful way to evaluate the connection between stress and progressive vision loss from AMD, according to a study in the March issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Assessing the Impact of Stress in Age-Related Macular Degeneration – R & D Magazine

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