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BiOptic Driving Network - Janet Szlyk, PhD


Janet Szlyk, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Low Vision Laboratory

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Research Interests


Vision and driving with BiOptic lenses.  Methods for assessing vision loss in retinal diseases; relationship between clinical tests of visual function and performance of everyday activities. 


  • Ph.D. 1988 Fordham University
    Experimental Psychology

  • M.A. 1985 Fordham University
    Experimental Psychology

  • B.A. 1983 Brown University
    Human Biology & Psychology

Janet Szlyk, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Low Vision Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Publications and Papers

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Also see "If you don't like the way I drive", by Paul Freeman, O.D.  [160 Kbs PDF format]




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