Resource Summary

Objective
These guidelines are intended to assist practitioners with assessing cataracts:
• To identify the presence of cataract
• To quantify the impact on vision
• To determine the impact of reduced vision on the patient’s quality of life
• To educate and reassure the patient about his/her particular visual problem^ including
prognosis
• To perform the appropriate operation when indicated and if desired by an informed patient
• To provide necessary preoperative care^ postoperative care^ rehabilitation and treatment
of any complications
Exclusions
These guidelines may not apply to the following:
• Individuals under the age of 18 years
• Individuals with other eye diseases

*** Original Documents can be found and downloaded using the link provided below ***

http://www.topalbertadoctors.org/cpgs/

Publication Date: 2009-1-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-25 10:46:06