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cobweb icon Archived: Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: Screening

Original Release Date: July 2009

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

Recommendation Summary

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Older Adults

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.

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Archived: Clinical Summary

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This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/impaired-visual-acuity-in-older-adults-screening1

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