Assessment of visual function after corneal transplantation: the quality of life and psychometric assessment after corneal transplantation (Q-PACT) study.

@article{Mendes2003AssessmentOV,
  title={Assessment of visual function after corneal transplantation: the quality of life and psychometric assessment after corneal transplantation (Q-PACT) study.},
  author={Flavia Maria Lins Mendes and Debra A. Schaumberg and Samuel E Navon and Roger F. Steinert and Joel Sugar and Edward J. Holland and Mohamad R. Dana},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={135 6},
  pages={
          785-93
        }
}
PURPOSE Many patients with successful corneal grafts have poor vision postoperatively. This study evaluates changes in vision-related quality of life after penetrating keratoplasty (PK). DESIGN Multicenter prospective cohort study. METHOD Penetrating keratoplasty candidates from the university-affiliated ophthalmology clinics of four participating centers were enrolled and followed up prospectively. We used the PK-VFQ, a modified version of the Visual Function Index-14, combined with… CONTINUE READING
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