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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Assessment of online patient education materials designed for people with age-related macular degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES

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Minding the Gap: Determining Causes for Missed Low Vision Referrals to Develop a Streamlined, Sustainable Low Vision Rehabilitation System in Wisconsin

Katherine Dalzotto MD; Mark Banghart MS; Christina Thomas-Virnig PhD; Sanbrita Mondal OD

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Assessment of Modified Patient Education Materials for People with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Jennifer Fortuna, PhD, OTR/L; Linda Shuster, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA; Anne Riddering, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS; Cassie Lopez-Jeng, PhD; MPH, CPH, CHES

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