Zebiba Eshete

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BACKGROUND Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, with the greatest burden found in low-income countries. Cataract surgery is a curative and cost-effective intervention. Despite major non-governmental organization (NGO) support, the cataract surgery performed in Southern Region, Ethiopia is currently insufficient to address the need. We(More)
To assess the prevalence of eye disease among malnourished children in a rural Ethiopian health center and evaluate correlations between xerophthalmia and grades of malnutrition. A retrospective, cross-sectional survey. An institution-based cross-sectional prospective study was performed at Bushulo Health Center in rural south Ethiopia and included all(More)
Cataract extraction the most common intraocular surgery performed in children. Advances in surgery instrumentation and technique have led to a reduction in complication rates, making cataract surgery a more accessible outpatient procedure [1,2]. These changes have led cataract surgery to be available to children under more challenging conditions, such as(More)
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