Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire

Janet P. Szlyk, Joan Stelmack, Robert W Massof, Thomas R. Stelmack, Paulette Demers-Turco, R. Tracy Williams, Benjamin D. Wright

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The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument that would be sensitive to the visual difficulties of persons with low vision and that could be used to evaluate outcomes and plan vision rehabilitation services. Toward that end, the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire was administered to 117 participants in rehabilitation programs in Veterans Affairs medical centers and in the private sector. The results demonstrate that the questionnaire is an effective instrument for measuring vision difficulties in persons who receive low-vision rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-275
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Volume98
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2004

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Szlyk, J. P., Stelmack, J., Massof, R. W., Stelmack, T. R., Demers-Turco, P., Williams, R. T., & Wright, B. D. (2004). Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 98(5), 261-275.

Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire. / Szlyk, Janet P.; Stelmack, Joan; Massof, Robert W; Stelmack, Thomas R.; Demers-Turco, Paulette; Williams, R. Tracy; Wright, Benjamin D.

In: Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Vol. 98, No. 5, 05.2004, p. 261-275.

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Szlyk, JP, Stelmack, J, Massof, RW, Stelmack, TR, Demers-Turco, P, Williams, RT & Wright, BD 2004, 'Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire', Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, vol. 98, no. 5, pp. 261-275.
Szlyk JP, Stelmack J, Massof RW, Stelmack TR, Demers-Turco P, Williams RT et al. Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 2004 May;98(5):261-275.
Szlyk, Janet P. ; Stelmack, Joan ; Massof, Robert W ; Stelmack, Thomas R. ; Demers-Turco, Paulette ; Williams, R. Tracy ; Wright, Benjamin D. / Performance of the Veterans Affairs Low Vision Visual Functioning Questionnaire. In: Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 2004 ; Vol. 98, No. 5. pp. 261-275.
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