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Over a 1-year period, 54% of individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) reported a fall and 30% reported more than one. Of all reported falls, 63% resulted in an injury.
Wood J, Lacherez P, Black A, Cole M, et al. Risk of Falls, Injurious Falls, and Other Injuries Resulting from Visual Impairment among Older Adults with Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011; 52(8): 5088-92. http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2187178