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Visual impairment and blindness in rural central India: the Central India Eye and Medical Study.

Authors
  • Nangia, Vinay
  • Jonas, Jost B
  • Gupta, Rajesh
  • Khare, Anshu
  • Sinha, Ajit
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta ophthalmologica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2013
Volume
91
Issue
5
Pages
483–486
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2012.02447.x
PMID: 22682108
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Age-standardized prevalence of PRVA-visual impairment/blindness (WHO definition) in the adult population of rural central India was 17%. Most frequent cause was undercorrected refractive error. Supply of correct glasses is the most efficient way to improve vision in the rural central India.

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