All patients underwent comprehensive ophthalmic evaluation at baseline and three, six and 12 months post operatively including uncorrected and corrected distant visual acuities [(UDVA, CDVA
, and Snellen visual acuity converted to logMAR notation)], SE, topographic astigmatism, slit lamp biomicroscopic and dilated fundus exam.
had significantly improved compared to baseline at postoperative 1 day, 1 month, and at final examination in both groups (p<0.
COPP staff have already been to several veterans' conventions to present written information and to answer questions because CDVA
worked diligently with those groups to make urgent arrangements to include a COPP presence and information.
Similarly, 8% lost one or two lines of CDVA
with mean endothelial cell loss of 5% and no reported adverse events.
Another phantom issue the CDVA
raises is the distance the Lancaster veterans home would be from veterans' families and friends living in Los Angeles.
54% of eyes is equal to pre-op logMAR CDVA
Figure 1 shows overall efficacy and safety indices.
In contrast with the beneficial effects of cross-linking treatment on the K max values and stabilization of keratoconus progression, changes in visual acuity, both in UDVA and in CDVA
, were not pronounced, though there was an increase in both postoperative CDVA
and UDVA values in most of the cases.
This is significant because CDVA
often needs to transport veterans to these centers for medical services not available at veterans homes.
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There was no representation by the CDVA
at the hearing, and when we inquired about that we were told they were all out of town working on other projects.
Bruce Thiesen, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Other key California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA
) staff BACKGROUND: The CDVA
California Veterans Board consists of seven members (all veterans) appointed by the Governor.
California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA
) Interim Secretary Bruce Thiesen today announced the recognition of the Veterans Home of California - Chula Vista by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) as a State veterans home thus making CDVA
eligible to receive grant per diem payments for the care of eligible veterans.