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U.S. Optometrists' Reported Practices and Perceived Barriers for Low Vision Care for Mild Visual Loss.

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Summary of "U.S. Optometrists' Reported Practices and Perceived Barriers for Low Vision Care for Mild Visual Loss."

Identification of modifiable barriers to low vision rehabilitation (LVR) can inform efforts to improve practice management of patients with low vision (LV), through, for example, targeted educational programs for optometrists who do not practice LVR.

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Name: Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry
ISSN: 1538-9235
Pages: 45-51

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