Patrice Komi Balo

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PURPOSE One of the main constraints in the prevention of blindness is the lack of awareness of people regarding eye diseases. This study was undertaken to determine the level of knowledge, the attitudes and practices regarding glaucoma in the population of Lomé. METHODS An interview using a questionnaire was conducted among an opportunistic sample of 767(More)
PURPOSE To determine prevalences of specific causes of blindness and visual impairment in a rural area of Southern Togo. METHOD A transversal exhaustive screening was conducted. The sample consisted of the inhabitants aged 5 years and over. From the census, 2293 persons were expected, however, 1738 (75.80%) responded and underwent screening. Each(More)
BACKGROUND We have undertaken this study to analyze the correlations existing between Goldmann perimetry and cup disc ratios in Togolese patients less than 45 years old. METHODS Male and female outpatients presenting with cup disc ratio of 0.4 or over underwent Goldmann perimetric examination. RESULTS There were 120 patients, 60 males and 60 females.(More)
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