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A quality of life survey of legally blind DR patients found that 41% would be willing to trade their remaining years for perfect vision.

Brown M, Brown G, Sharma S, Shah G. Utility Values and Diabetic Retinopathy. Am J Ophthalmol. 1999; 128(3): 324-30. http://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(99)00146-4/abstract

Reference

Title
Utility Values and Diabetic Retinopathy
Publication
Am J Ophthalmol
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Brown M, Brown G, Sharma S, Shah G
Volume & Issue
Volume 128, Issue 3
Pages
324-30
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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