Cataract surgical coverage remains lower in women.

@article{Lewallen2009CataractSC,
  title={Cataract surgical coverage remains lower in women.},
  author={S. Lewallen and Ahmed Mousa and Ken Bassett and Paul Courtright},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={295-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cataract remains the leading cause of global blindness. Evidence from population-based surveys, carried out up to 2000, and the launch of the VISION 2020 initiative to address avoidable blindness showed that women in low- and middle-income countries had a lower cataract surgical coverage (CSC) than men. METHODS A systematic review identified population-based surveys reporting CSC in low- and middle-income countries published since 2000. Researchers extracted data on sex-specific… CONTINUE READING