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Eye Exams Can Identify Chronic Conditions, UnitedHealthcare Study Determines

February 21 2014
MINNETONKA, Minn.—Comprehensive eye exams can help identify some chronic conditions and help with early diagnosis so patients can start treatment sooner and better manage their disease, according to a new study by UnitedHealthcare. With more than 133 million people nationwide with at least one chronic condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study has broad implications.   The study, "Impact of Eye Exams in Identifying Chronic Conditions," demonstrates how eyecare professionals (ECPs) can play a key role in identifying people with various diseases and work with primary care physicians to deliver patient-centered care.   See more
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