Quality of life of low-vision patients and the impact of low-vision services.

@article{Scott1999QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of low-vision patients and the impact of low-vision services.},
  author={Ingrid U. Scott and William E. Smiddy and Jade Schiffman and William J Feuer and Christos J. Pappas},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={54-62}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the functional status and quality of life of patients at a low-vision clinic and to evaluate the impact of low-vision services. METHODS Interviews, including the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form (SF-36), the Visual Function-14 (VF-14), and the 51-item Field Test Version of the National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire (NEI-VFQ), were administered to 156 consecutive patients 1 week before and 3 months after their low-vision clinic visit. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING