It has been well-documented that individuals with low vision perceive marked impairment in quality of life categories concerning mood and daily activities. Indeed, many studies have found links between sleep and vision, but research is scarce when specifically looking at the impact of functional vision on sleep disorders. In one recent study, researchers looked at the impact of vision-related functional burden, rather than visual acuity, on sleep disorders. The relationship between vision-related functional burden and sleep disorder prevalence echoes that of previous studies. Among elderly with visual impairments, poor sleep, frequent awakenings and difficulty falling asleep were more common. Read More