Low vision: Perspective on a changing service

1 August 2008
Volume 09, Issue 3

A review the provision of current services and the proposals for change.

Introduction 

In this article we discuss the traditional Hospital Eye Service (HES) clinic and more recent community-based low vision care pathways. Finally we consider the future development of low vision services, and the requirement for evidence-based trials to permit informed decisions to be reached about not only the method of delivery of such services but also the content of low vision rehabilitation.

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