Date of Award

5-2001

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Robert Yolton

Abstract

Many elderly patients with diseases such as ARMD, Glaucoma, and Cataracts, benefit .from both verbal and written education about the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. While the practitioner gives a majority of this to the patient during the office visit, supplemental information can be included on an internet website. This website will use layman's tam to describe the disease, treatment modalities and prognosis along with providing Iinks to other sites of interest and support groups.

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Optometry Commons

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