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Study Reveals Blind Spot in Coverage of Low Vision Devices

U-M Kellogg Eye Center Ophthalmologist Joshua Ehrlich uncovers a significant blindspot in the usage of low vision devices, such as magnifiers and large print materials, by racial and ethnic minorities, likely correlated with the lack of healthcare coverage of these tools. September 6, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #Ophthalmology #RaceandEthnicity #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #HealthcareCosts ...


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Focus on Aging Eyes: Poll Finds Primary Care Providers Play a Key Role in Vision Care After 50

U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging shows that 18 percent of adults age 50 and older haven't had their eyes checked by an eye doctor in three years or more, due to cost, convenience, and lack of insurance. September 5, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Health/Wellness #Opthalmology #healthcare #Aging #JoshuaEhrlich #PreetiMalani


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Equitable Access to Low Vision Technology a Major Challenge

U-M Kellogg Eye Center ophthalmologist Joshua Ehrlich discusses how low access to low vision technology is a major disadvantage to visually impaired Blacks and Hispanics. September 7, 2018. #JoshuaEhrlich # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Society #Government/Politics #Policy #Ophthalmology #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion ​


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Primary Care Providers Play a Key Role for Patients’ Aging Eyes

U-M Kellogg Eye Center Visual Science and Ophthalmology Assistant Professor Joshua Ehrlich discusses the importance of primary care providers in encouraging older patients to continually check up on their eye care, considering risks and decisions. September 10, 2018 #5to15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Ophthalmology #InternalMedicine #Aging #JoshuaEhrlich