Alex Bowers

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On-road driving with moderate visual field loss
    Alex Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:657-67. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Preferred retinal locus and reading rate with four dynamic text presentation formats
    Alex R Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:205-13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a prototype Minified Augmented-View device for patients with impaired night vision
    Alex R Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 24:296-312. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Bioptic telescopes meet the needs of drivers with moderate visual acuity loss
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:66-74. 2005
  5. pmc Driving with hemianopia, I: Detection performance in a driving simulator
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5137-47. 2009
  6. pmc Community-based trial of a peripheral prism visual field expansion device for hemianopia
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:657-64. 2008
  7. pmc Driving with hemianopia, II: lane position and steering in a driving simulator
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:6605-13. 2010
  8. pmc Reading with optical magnifiers: page navigation strategies and difficulties
    Alex Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 84:9-20. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term in-office practice improves reading performance with stand magnifiers for people with AMD
    Allen M Y Cheong
    Centre for Health Research, School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 82:114-27. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Determining magnification for reading with low vision
    Allen C Y Cheong
    Centre for Eye Research, School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 85:229-37. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint On-road driving with moderate visual field loss
    Alex Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:657-67. 2005
    ..The purpose was to determine which maneuvers and skills should be included in future, larger scale investigations of the effect of peripheral field loss on driving performance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preferred retinal locus and reading rate with four dynamic text presentation formats
    Alex R Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:205-13. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between preferred retinal locus location and reading rate for four electronic display formats (rapid serial visual presentation, horizontal scroll, vertical scroll, and page)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a prototype Minified Augmented-View device for patients with impaired night vision
    Alex R Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 24:296-312. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Bioptic telescopes meet the needs of drivers with moderate visual acuity loss
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:66-74. 2005
    ..In this study, a survey was used to establish the extent to which bioptic telescopes are used by and meet the driving needs of people with moderately reduced visual acuity...
  5. pmc Driving with hemianopia, I: Detection performance in a driving simulator
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5137-47. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the effect of homonymous hemianopia (HH) on detection of pedestrian figures in multiple realistic and hazardous situations within the controlled environment of a driving simulator...
  6. pmc Community-based trial of a peripheral prism visual field expansion device for hemianopia
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:657-64. 2008
    ..To determine the functional utility for general mobility of peripheral prism glasses, a novel visual field expansion device for hemianopia, in a large-scale, community-based, multicenter study with long-term follow-up...
  7. pmc Driving with hemianopia, II: lane position and steering in a driving simulator
    Alex R Bowers
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:6605-13. 2010
    ..The hypothesis that drivers with homonymous hemianopia (HH) would take a lane position that increased the safety margin on their blind side was tested with a driving simulator...
  8. pmc Reading with optical magnifiers: page navigation strategies and difficulties
    Alex Bowers
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 84:9-20. 2007
    ..Page navigation difficulties have been implicated as limiting factors when reading with hand and stand magnifiers, but have not been objectively measured...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term in-office practice improves reading performance with stand magnifiers for people with AMD
    Allen M Y Cheong
    Centre for Health Research, School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 82:114-27. 2005
    ..However, most of the programs are time consuming and labor intensive. In this study, we investigated the effects of home-based large print reading practice on reading performance when stand magnifiers (STM's) are first prescribed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determining magnification for reading with low vision
    Allen C Y Cheong
    Centre for Eye Research, School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 85:229-37. 2002
    ..These are a fixed acuity reserve of 0.3 log unit or an individual determination of optimum acuity reserve. The aim of this study was to investigate the magnification and reading rates with low vision aids selected by the two methods...