• Patient, provider perception of low vision services may influence referral rates

    15 days ago - By Healio

    Nearly 75% of patients with visual acuity of 20/200 or worse were never referred for low vision services, an outcome possibly driven by perception of rehabilitative care, according to data published in Optometry and Vision Science.
    “Low vision and blindness are considered one of the leading causes of disability for adults in the United States,” Katherine Dalzotto, MD, a resident physician in ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and colleagues wrote. “Cases are predicted to more than double by 2050, highlighting
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