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Research project proposes Dementia Eye Care Pathway

Emerging findings from the PrOVIDE (Prevalence of Visual Impairment in Dementia) project has led to calls for a dedicated Dementia Eye Care Pathway. 

In an article published last month in the College’s peer-reviewed journal, Optometry in Practice, the team behind the study recommended that a dementia diagnosis should automatically trigger a range of measures, as laid out in a Dementia Eye Care Pathway that would provide a route through the care system that ensures people are guided to the appropriate treatment at the appropriate time.

Read more on the College of Optometrists website.