The importance of acuity, stereopsis, and contrast sensitivity for health-related quality of life in elderly women with cataracts.

@article{Datta2008TheIO,
  title={The importance of acuity, stereopsis, and contrast sensitivity for health-related quality of life in elderly women with cataracts.},
  author={Sayan Datta and Alexander J E Foss and Matthew J Grainge and Richard M Gregson and Anwar Zaman and Tahir Masud and Fran Osborn and Rowan H Harwood},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the relative contribution of visual and other factors to quality of life among elderly women with bilateral cataract. METHODS Data were analyzed from a trial of first-eye cataract surgery. Visual parameters, general health, and social variables, and disease-specific (VF-14 Index of Visual Function), generic (Euroqol: EQ-5D, London Handicap Scale, Barthel), and intermediate (anxiety, depression, and activity) outcomes were measured at baseline and 6 months later, when… CONTINUE READING

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