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Alexandra R. Bowers, Ph.D.

Center Affiliations

Research Summary

Dr. Bowers is an optometrist with a Ph.D. in vision rehabilitation research. Her current research projects encompass three main areas: (1) evaluating the effects of vision impairment on driving skills and behaviors; (2) investigating the relationship between driving performance and novel tests of vision and attention to determine which tests have the greatest potential for identifying at-risk drivers; and (3) evaluating the benefits of optical devices to assist visually impaired people when driving and walking.

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Alexandra R. Bowers, Ph.D.


Schepens Eye Research Institute

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