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I was interested to read the editorial on vision screening by Evans et al.1 I share their concern that, despite the availability of free eye tests for the older population, over 50% of vision impairment is due to easily correctable conditions.
I recently audited an elderly person health check; an annual assessment of the medical, social, and physical needs of all patients over 75 years at a GP practice in Wirral.
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