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Change in vision, visual disability, and health after cataract surgery.

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PURPOSE: Cataract surgery improves vision and visual functioning; the effect on general health is not established. We investigated if vision, visual functioning, and general health follow the same trajectory of change the year after cataract surgery and if changes in vision explain changes in visual disability and general health. METHODS: One-hundred forty-eight persons, with a mean (SD) age of 78.9 (5.0) years (70% bilateral surgery), were assessed before and 6 weeks and 12 months after sur...

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Helbostad, JL More by this author
Oedegaard, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Delbaere, K More by this author
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Journal:
Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry
Volume:
90
Issue:
4
Pages:
392-399
Publication date:
2013-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-9235
ISSN:
1040-5488
URN:
uuid:07be49e0-7dac-4a2f-a441-f473c8445963
Source identifiers:
387145
Local pid:
pubs:387145

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