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Study Links Vision Loss to Thoughts of Suicide

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“Ophthalmologists should embrace their responsibility . . . “

A scientific study has linked vision loss with suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts. “People with visual impairment often suffer substantial psychosocial consequences,” the South Korean authors write in the current British Journal of Ophthalmology. “Ophthalmologists should embrace their responsibility to help reduce suicidality and prevent suicides in patients with low visual acuity by encouraging them to seek psychiatric care, especially in those patients who perceive severe stress because of their ocular disease.”

Read more at Reuters

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