Recently published paper: Integrated model of eye care
A recently published paper evaluates the Centre for Eye Health’s integrated approach to care which sees optometrists, ophthalmologists, general practitioners and endocrinologists working in partnership toward a common goal – to identify those at risk of vision loss and to catch it early so as to manage and treat it before they lose vision in the first place.
Diabetes is one of the top five conditions that leads to irreversible vision loss through damage to the eye. Addressing the barriers known to affect assessment rates for people with eye disease related to their diabetes has meant that more clients will benefit from this approach.
To read the full paper head to: https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/4/e034699