- What is different now about your vision?
- When did you last see an ophthalmologist about your vision?
- When was the last time the prescription for your glasses was changed?
- When did you last purchase glasses? (Providers need to consider that Medicare does not reimburse patients for their purchase of prescribed glasses.)
- Are you experiencing any difficulty in driving or watching television?
- Are you experiencing any difficulty in seeing at night?
- Do you see rings around lights?
- Is your vision blurred?
- Have you changed any of your activities because of your vision?
- Have you experienced loss of vision in one eye?
- Have you experienced lack of tears or any minor irritations of your eyes?
- Have you experienced eye pain?
- Have you taken any medications or other treatments to correct any eye problem you have experienced?
- Are you concerned about your vision?
- Is there anything else you can tell me about your vision?
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