3269.1: Monday, November 13, 2000: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM

Issues in Eye Care: Preventing Vision Impairment and Blindness in the Future

This poster session will provide information about issues that will affect eye and vision care in the future. The provision of services to the elderly, prevention of refractive error, diabetes education efforts and the control of infectious disease will be presented by the authors
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Norma Bowyer
Board 1An occupational therapist's contribution to vision care with the elderly
Dolores Rogers
Board 2Vision USA
Terrence N. Ingraham, OD, MBA
Board 3Support for objectively monitoring compliance with topical ophthalmic agents
Janis A. Ecklund, OD, FAAO, David Castells, OD, FAAO, Gary Lesher, PhD, FAAO
Board 4Airbag and ocular trauma -- A report highlighting the public health significance of airbag related ocular injuries
Y.K. Gary Chu, OD, FAAO, Susan Rost Monahan, OD
Board 5New England College of Optometry's Home Eye Service
Y.K. Gary Chu, OD, FAAO, Susan Rost Monahan, OD
Board 6Visual impairment and mortality in the Baltimore Eye Survey
Kera Fay Weiserbs, PhD, MHS, James Tielsch, PhD, Curtis L. Meinert, PhD
Board 7Possible Iatrogenic Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via Tonomtery tips: A review of the Literature
Jagmohan Walia, BS, Connie Chronister, OD
Board 8Practical and simplified aspects of nutritional biochemistry in the management of vision dysfunction
James E. Washington, OD, FCOVD
Board 9Refractive surgery: The public-health third side of the safety debate
Benjamin Clarence Lane, OD, MS, MPH, CNS, Karan Raj Aggarwala, PhD
Board 10The Eye Patch Club: A novel support program for children with amblyopia and their parents
John A. Shoemaker, Alice Kelsey
Sponsor:Vision Care Section
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Disability Forum; Epidemiology; School Health Education and Services

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA