Christine Knauer

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Due to demographic developments in Germany, it is inevitable that the number of age-related diseases will grow. The aim of this survey is to forecast the extent of this development in ophthalmology. How many people will be blind or visually impaired in 25 years from now? According to the German Federation of Blind and Visually Impaired People, the number of(More)
BACKGROUND The value of vision is assumed to be very high. To verify this assumption and to assign resources in medical care accordingly, it is necessary to quantify the value of vision. Although the value of vision is difficult to measure, visual quality of life can be quantified as a surrogate criterion. The measured value gains even more relevance if a(More)
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