Quality of life and cataracts: a review of patient-centered studies of cataract surgery outcomes.

@article{Legro1991QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and cataracts: a review of patient-centered studies of cataract surgery outcomes.},
  author={Maria Legro},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={431-43}
}
In the next 10 years growing numbers of adults will be reaching the age at which senile cataracts typically develop. At the same time, pressure is strong to contain medical expenses. In order to formulate wise public policy in this area it is important to describe the effects of this treatment on the patient's quality of life. After a general discussion of research on patient-centered medical outcomes, 18 studies of patient-centered cataract surgery outcomes are reviewed. Then the findings… CONTINUE READING

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