Lost to follow-up rate higher in pediatric patients with amblyopia on public insurance

DENVER — The rate of pediatric patients with amblyopia lost to follow-up is higher among those with public insurance, according to a presenter.
“By the ninth visit, you have over 50% of people that are lost to follow-up,” Earnest Kim told Healio/OSN at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. “The sad thing about it is that the interocular visual acuity, if you did have a completed visit, improves quite a bit through those nine visits. If you split these patients up into patients that have public or private insurance, then you see some different

DENVER — The rate of pediatric patients with amblyopia lost to follow-up is higher among those with public insurance, according to a presenter.
“By the ninth visit, you have over 50% of people that are lost to follow-up,” Earnest Kim told Healio/OSN at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. “The sad thing about it is that the interocular visual acuity, if you did have a completed visit, improves quite a bit through those nine visits. If you split these patients up into patients that have public or private insurance, then you see some different