Optical services and the elderly

a survey of provision and use.
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Derbyshire College of Higher Education, Derbyshire Family Practitioner Committee , Derby
ContributionsDerbyshire College of Higher Education. Division of Geography., Derbyshire Family Practitioner Committee.
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According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), older adults represent the majority of the visually impaired population in the United States. While vision loss later in life is common, it can be particularly difficult for seniors to accept and adapt to as other senses like hearing, smell and Author: Carol Bradley Bursack.

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