Visibility Vol 14 Issue 3, 2020


Assessing the geographic distribution of age-related eye diseases in the U.S. using Medicare Claims data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System


National health surveillance systems have previously demonstrated geographic disparities in the prevalence of vision impairment and access to vision related services using survey data. In this study, we assess the geographic distribution and geographic disparities of diagnosed age-related eye diseases in the U.S. Medicare population using claims data from a newly developed national health surveillance data system to improve our understanding of these disparities.

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Bilateral Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case Study

Gregg Baldwin, OD

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Quantifying Emotion Recognition and Classification in Clients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Aaron P. Johnson, PhD

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Characteristics of Older Bioptic Drivers: Effects of Increasing Age on Driving Safety

Bradley E. Dougherty, OD, PhD

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