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Release Date: July 2009
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.
Summary of Recommendation
- The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for visual acuity for the improvement of outcomes in older adults.
Grade: I statement.
Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults, July 2009
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 200 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article (PDF File, 265 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis (PDF File, 2 MB; PDF Help)
Clinical Summary (PDF File, 50 KB; PDF Help)
Current as of July 2009
Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults, Topic Page. July 2009. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsviseld.htm