Effect of refractive error correction on health-related quality of life and depression in older nursing home residents.

@article{Owsley2007EffectOR,
  title={Effect of refractive error correction on health-related quality of life and depression in older nursing home residents.},
  author={Cynthia Owsley and Gerald McGwin and Kay Scilley and G Christine Meek and Deidre Seker and Allison N Dyer},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={125 11},
  pages={
          1471-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of treating uncorrected refractive error through spectacle correction on vision-targeted health-related quality of life and depressive symptoms in nursing home residents. METHODS Persons aged 55 years or older residing in nursing homes in Birmingham, Alabama, having uncorrected refractive error were randomly assigned to either immediate spectacle correction of uncorrected refractive error or delayed correction (after the 2-month follow-up visit). MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING

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