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Low Vision Assessment and Rehabilitation

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Picture of a person with low visionAndrew Cole, a physician from a rural community, was referred to the University of Missouri-Columbia teaching hospital for improvement of his diabetic control. He had noticed worsening vision over several months. He was experiencing significant visual difficulties with his professional activities, his driving, and with numerous activities of daily living. He believed that his professional life was over and that considerable financial and personal hardships lay ahead, which he was powerless to avoid. The diabetes physician requested an ophthalmic evaluation.

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