[PDF] Commissioning better eye care : age-related macular degeneration

Source:
College of Optometrists
Publisher:
College of Optometrists;Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Publication date:
25 November 2013

Abstract

This resource is to help those designing and commissioning eye care improve the value of their services.  

It is arranged in to the following sections: • Summary and recommendations • Introduction • What is age-related macular degeneration? • What are the causes of and scope of prevention for age-related macular degeneration? • How many people have urgent eye care? • What are the best value diagnostic tests? • What are the best value treatments? • How can individuals and carers be best supported long term? • How to compare services based on activity, quality and outcome • What are the elements of a system of care for a population?