Olubayo U. Kolawole

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BACKGROUND Couching is still being practised in developing countries including Nigeria despite its adverse effects on vision. OBJECTIVES To find out the different techniques of couching, highlight the unacceptable poor visual sequelae and assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices of subjects. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Clinic based and prospective(More)
BACKGROUND Developing efficient and cost-effective eye care programmes for communities in Nigeria has been hampered by inadequate and inaccurate data on blindness and low vision. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision among adults 50 years and older in South-Western Nigeria in order to develop viable eye care(More)
PURPOSE To estimate the burden of blindness and visual impairment due to cataract in Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty clusters of 60 individuals who were 50 years or older were selected by systematic random sampling from the entire community. A total of 1,183 persons were examined. RESULTS The age- and(More)
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