The impact of vision impairment on vision-specific quality of life in Germany.

@article{Finger2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of vision impairment on vision-specific quality of life in Germany.},
  author={Robert P. Finger and Eva K Fenwick and Manjula Marella and Mohammed Dirani and Frank G. Holz and Pei-Chia Chiang and Ecosse L Lamoureux},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={3613-9}
}
PURPOSE To validate the German-translated Impact of Vision Impairment (IVI) questionnaire, a vision-specific quality of life (QoL) scale, and determine the relationship between the severity of vision impairment, ocular conditions, and VRQoL. METHODS This cross-sectional study was clinic based, with 184 patients with low vision recruited from an outpatient clinic at a German eye hospital. Participants underwent a clinical examination and completed the German IVI scale. The validity of the IVI… CONTINUE READING
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