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Quality of Life Impact Top Concern from Vision Loss Among Individuals Polled
“Quality of life” ranked as top concern by non-Hispanic Whites (73%), and Asians (68%)–when asked to consider various possible consequences of vision loss. African Americans (66%) and Hispanics (63%) ranked… [ Get More Details ]
Quality of life in patients with no light perception in one eye
A study evaluating quality of life found that patients with no light perception in one eye who were asked to imagine the same scenario in their second eye, were willing… [ Get More Details ]
The cost of lost productivity due to dry eye is estimated at more than $5,000 per patient.
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