The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life

@article{Lamoureux2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life},
  author={E. Lamoureux and E. Fenwick and K. Pesudovs and D. Tan},
  journal={Current Opinion in Ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={19–27}
}
Purpose of review This review summarizes the recent literature of the impact of cataract surgery from the patient's perspective, with a focus on second-generation patient reported outcome (PRO) measures that used Rasch analysis to explore their data. Recent findings Irrespective of the instrument utilized, the overriding conclusion is that cataract surgery unequivocally improves vision-specific functioning and several aspects of vision-specific quality of life. The benefit of cataract surgery… Expand
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