Graded Response Model- Ophthalmology

Impact of Visual Field Loss on Vision-Specific Quality of Life in African Americans: The African American Eye Disease Study

African Americans endure a disproportionate burden of visual impairment. Vision quality of life was characterized by daily tasks and emotional well-being. Field loss had the greatest impact on completing daily visual tasks. A meaningful change in visual task was associated with 6 dB lower visual field. Preventing visual field loss is important for preserving vision quality of life.