Visibility Vol 11 Issue 3 & 4, 2017

Characteristics of Low Vision Patients Utilizing a Team-based Versus Device-based Approach

With an aging population and an increasing prevalence of chronic conditions affecting vision, the need for low vision physicians and team-based rehabilitation has become an increasingly important public health concern. There are many challenges facing traditionally trained device prescribing optometrists as they transition to team-based rehabilitation practices. The purpose of this study was to a) examine referral (or acceptance of referrals) patterns of patients in a new part-time private low vision practice during the first 15 months of operation, and b) describe the cause and description of impairment of the patients.

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