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Rehabilitation of Patients with TBI-Related Visual Field Loss

The clinical recommendation is designed to help guide the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with visual field loss associated with TBI/ABI. Recommendations are provided for testing that can help eye care providers and rehabilitation specialists evaluate visual field loss associated with TBI/ABI. Functional testing is recommended to guide the design of the rehabilitation program. As with all clinical recommendations, professional judgment should always be used.

This suite of tools includes:

  • Clinical Recommendation: Consensus documents designed to help guide the care and rehabilitation of patients with visual field loss associated with TBI/ABI.
  • Fact Sheet: Intended to assist all who provide eye care and rehabilitation to individuals with visual field loss caused by traumatic or acquired brain injury. The information in the fact sheet provides an overview of accepted practices for rehabilitation strategies for visual field loss.
  • Reference Cards: Offers a concise representation of the main points of the CR, including the algorithm of care and tables of evaluation questions, functional impact tests and outcome measures, and rehabilitation recommendations for each type of visual field loss.