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Table 5 Preventive care vs. normal ageing

From: Why is tractable vision loss in older people being missed? Qualitative study

1 “ …. (the optician) was the first person to detect that I had high blood pressure, because they can see so much, you know, through their machines”. [FG1]
2 I believe they can detect heart conditions as well”. [FG1]
3 .“….there is a class of older person maybe on their own, who thinks that their deteriorating sight is part and parcel of getting older”. [FG3]
4 Do you think sight loss is an unavoidable part of getting older?” “Oh I hope not.” “I think it is”. [FG4]