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Magnitude, temporal trends, and projections of the global prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background Global and regional prevalence estimates for blindness and vision impairment are important for the development of public health policies. We aimed to provide global estimates, trends, and projections of global ...
Global causes of blindness and distance vision impairment 1990–2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background Contemporary data for causes of vision impairment and blindness form an important basis of recommendations in public health policies. Refreshment of the Global Vision Database with recently published data sources ...
Number of People Blind or Visually Impaired by Cataract Worldwide and in World Regions, 1990 to 2010
(ARVO Journals, 2015-10)
Purpose: To estimate prevalence and number of people visually impaired or blind due to cataract. Methods: Based on the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2010 and ongoing literature research, we examined how many people ...
Number of People Blind or Visually Impaired by Glaucoma Worldwide and in World Regions 1990 - 2010: A Meta-Analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2016-10-20)
Objective To assess the number of individuals visually impaired or blind due to glaucoma and to examine regional differences and temporal changes in this parameter for the period from 1990 to 2012. Methods As part of ...
The National Eye Survey of Trinidad and Tobago (NESTT): Rationale, Objectives and Methodology
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-01-20)
Purpose: This paper describes the rationale, study design and procedures of the National Eye Survey of Trinidad and Tobago (NESTT). The main objective of this survey is to obtain prevalence estimates of vision impairment ...