Impact of severity and bilaterality of visual impairment on health-related quality of life.

@article{Varma2006ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of severity and bilaterality of visual impairment on health-related quality of life.},
  author={Rohit Varma and Joanne M. C. Wu and Kelly K. Chong and Stanley Paul Azen and R. Duane Hays},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 10},
  pages={1846-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of unilateral and bilateral visual impairment (VI) and its severity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Latinos 40 years and older. DESIGN A cross-sectional population-based study, the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES). PARTICIPANTS Five thousand three hundred seventy-seven LALES participants. METHODS Health-related quality of life was measured by the 25-item National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) and the Medical… CONTINUE READING

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