Now showing items 1-10 of 32
Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for risk factor exposure and the attributable burden of disease. By providing national and ...
Prognostic Indicators and Outcome Measures for Surgical Removal of Symptomatic Nonadvanced Cataract
(American Medical Association, 2011-09)
Objectives To report changes in perceived visual functioning after surgery for symptomatic cataract with preoperative corrected distance visual acuity [CDVA] of 0.4 logMAR or better (Snellen equivalent, 20/50) and to ...
Teaching Communication Skills: An Australian Optometry Program’s New Course
(Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry., 2014-09)
After a review of the literature, the authors describe the experience of developing and teaching a new communication skills course at Flinders University in South Australia. A follow-up survey indicated that optometry ...
A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Precision (Repeatability and Reproducibility) of the Oculus Pentacam HR
(Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., 2011-09)
Purpose.: To evaluate the precision (repeatability and reproducibility) of the Pentacam HR (high-resolution) tomographer (Oculus, Wetzlar, Germany) across a large range of measurement parameters. Methods.: A randomly ...
Subjective Quality of Vision Before and After Cataract Surgery
(American Medical Association, 2012-11)
Objective To investigate the effect of cataract surgery on subjective quality of vision. Methods The Quality of Vision (QoV) questionnaire (Italian translation) was completed before and 3 months after cataract surgery in ...
Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiological transition in many countries ...
Assessment of corneal thickness measurement using swept-source Fourier-domain anterior segment optical coherence tomography and Scheimpflug camera
No abstract available
Global causes of blindness and distance vision impairment 1990–2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background Contemporary data for causes of vision impairment and blindness form an important basis of recommendations in public health policies. Refreshment of the Global Vision Database with recently published data sources ...
Psychometric Properties of the NEI-RQL-42 Questionnaire in Keratoconus
(Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., 2012-10)
Purpose.: To assess the psychometric properties of the National Eye Institute Refractive Error Quality of Life (NEI-RQL-42) questionnaire in keratoconus and compare these findings to patients with refractive error correction ...
Magnitude, temporal trends, and projections of the global prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background Global and regional prevalence estimates for blindness and vision impairment are important for the development of public health policies. We aimed to provide global estimates, trends, and projections of global ...