SOVS Paper of the Week: Nominated on Editor’s Choice in Clinical & Experimental Optometry

Vision impairment can have a significant impact on the wellbeing and quality of life of those experiencing this. However, current referral patterns do not represent a holistic patient‐centric approach. Vision‐related quality of life questionnaires are tools which can assist health professionals in providing optimal individualised care. 

This paper reviews the current evidence regarding low vision service delivery both in Australia and globally, the instruments (questionnaires) used for assessing vision‐related quality of life, the competing priorities of individual needs in low vision services and rehabilitation and proposes a more patient-centred model of care. It is open access and is available at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cxo.13054