EYE EXAMS OVERLOOKED FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
Two-thirds of nursing home residents in Alabama did not receive regular eye exams despite the fact that 57% of the residents had evidence of visual impairment. Moreover, about 90% had insurance that would have covered eye care, according to findings published in the July issue of Archives of Ophthalmology. I will assume Alabama treats its nursing home residents no better or worse than any other state.
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