Evaluating the value of low-vision services.

@article{Raasch1997EvaluatingTV,
  title={Evaluating the value of low-vision services.},
  author={Thomas W. Raasch and Susan J Leat and Robert N. Kleinstein and Mark A. Bullimore and Gary R. Cutter},
  journal={Journal of the American Optometric Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={
          287-95
        }
}
BACKGROUND Low-vision care is a widely accepted and valued service provided by many optometrists. As in other areas of health care, evaluation of the outcome of low-vision care is increasingly necessary so it can be properly positioned in the health care delivery system. METHODS This article reviews the literature relating to the prevalence of low vision, its impact on affected individuals, and how low-vision intervention affects those with visual impairments. This review considers the ways… CONTINUE READING

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