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Frequency of Eye Examinations: Guidelines

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Project Number: RB1406-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the frequency of eye examinations for individuals aged 0 to 19, 20 to 64, or 65 years or older?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the frequency of eye examinations for individuals with a family history of diabetes, hypertension, ocular hypertension, cataract(s), glaucoma, and/or age-related macular degeneration?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the frequency of eye examinations for individuals diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, ocular hypertension, cataract(s), glaucoma, and/or age-related macular degeneration?

Key Message

Thirteen guidelines were identified regarding the frequency of eye examinations for pediatric and adult populations as well as individuals with diabetes or glaucoma.