April 20th, 2010

Successful Surgery Improves Quality of Life in Adults With Strabismus

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Both the new Adult Strabismus Questionnaire (AS-20), developed at the Mayo Clinic, and the traditional Visual Function Questionnaire (VFQ-25), from the National Eye Institute (NEI), show substantial improvements in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for adult patients who undergo successful strabismus surgery, according to a new study…

 

The responsiveness of the AS-20 and VFQ-25 to successful strabismus surgery has not been previously reported," said David Leske, MS, from the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, during his presentation of the results.

 

Medscape Today, by Deborah Brauser, 4/19/2010

Tags: Adult Strabismus Questionnaire (, David Leske, MS, Ophthalmology

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