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Older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments

Cognitive tests that rely on vision-dependent tasks could be skewing results in up to a quarter of people aged over 50 who have undiagnosed vision problems. Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss for older people. It doesn’t cause complete vision loss but heavily impacts people’s ability to read, drive, cook, and even recognize faces.

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