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Few Children – Especially Those with Safety-Net Insurance – Get Vision Checked at Checkups

August 24, 2023

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Health Lab

In a study conducted by University of Michigan researchers, less than a third of children had a vision screening done by their primary care clinic in the last year. Olivia Killeen, M.D., M.S.,  discusses insurance disparities that play a role in such low numbers across the board for screenings, as well as other issues and how the number of screenings could be increased.

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