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New questionnaire assesses quality of life in dry eye patients
New questionnaire assesses quality of life in dry eye patients (August 21, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Japan - A new report published in JAMA Ophthalmology describes a new questionnaire to assess quality of life in dry eye patients. Researchers developed the Dry Eye-Related Quality-of-Life Score (DEQS) to examine the effect that dry eye disease has on patient's daily life. Over 200 dry eye patients completed the questionnaire as well 21 control patients. Results showed that the 15-item questionnairre both valid and reliable, and can be easily implemented into routine clinical care.
 
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