Visual impairment and sleep problems are common among older adults. A recent sleep study of young adults without insomnia and older adults with chronic insomnia found that visual impairment in later life may be worsened by sleep disorders such as insomnia. Therefore treating Insomnia in older adults may have beneficial effects on their vision.

J Gerontol Nurs. 2007 Oct; 33(10):pp 32-41

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