Can declining vision in the elderly be associated with cognitive decline? A recent article in The New York Times reported on a study published in JAMA Open Network indicating just that. The study used data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging for 2003 to 2019. The more than 1,200 participants in the study were aged 60 to 94 years. Visual function was evaluated for acuity, contrast sensitivity and stereo acuity. Cognitive function was evaluated for language, memory, attention, executive function and visuospatial ability (the ability to identify visual and spatial relationships among objects). Read More