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Visual symptomatology and referral patterns for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom veterans with traumatic brain injury

Ryan Bulson, OD, MS, FAAO, et al.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become an increasingly common condition in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom veterans. This study conducted at a Polytrauma Support Clinic Team site found that approximately 50 percent of veterans with TBI reported visual symptoms that affected their quality of life. The most common symptoms were blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and difficulty focusing the eyes at near.

Volume 49 Number 7, 2012
   Pages 1075 — 1082


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This article and any supplementary material should be cited as follows:
Bulson R, Jun W, Hayes J. Visual symptomatology and referral patterns for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom veterans with traumatic brain injury. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2012;49(7):1075-82.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2011.02.0017

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