FP Essentials™

Eye Conditions in Older Adults

Edition #445 | June 2016

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In This Edition

  • Determine when to refer older patients for comprehensive eye examination.
  • Identify signs and symptoms in patients at risk of open-angle glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
  • Apply guideline recommendations regarding regular eye examinations for patients with diabetes who are at risk of diabetic retinopathy.
  • Manage risk factors in patients with diabetes to reduce the risk of diabetic retinopathy.
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June 2016


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