Sathyamangalam Ve Ramesh

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PURPOSE To report the baseline risk factors and causes for incident blindness. METHODS Six years after the baseline study, 4419 subjects from the cohort underwent a detailed examination at the base hospital. Incident blindness was defined by World Health Organization criteria as visual acuity of less than 6/120 (3/60) and/or a visual field of less than(More)
AIM To evaluate the prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in an urban south Indian population. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. Exactly 3850 subjects aged 40 years and above from Chennai city were examined at a dedicated facility in the base hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS All subjects had a complete ophthalmic(More)
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