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Summaries of two research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

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1. Diagnosis and management of Charles Bonnet syndrome in a low-vision clinic: a case report

Maura Bailie MCOptom and A Jonathan Jackson MCOptom

Visual hallucinations have been reported in people with an acquired visual impairment who have unimpaired cognitive function and absence of other sensory hallucinations. This condition is called Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) and is associated with social isolation, fatigue, introverted personality and reduced physical and mental activity.

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