Causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in schools for visually handicapped children in Iran.

@article{Mirdehghan2005CausesOS,
  title={Causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in schools for visually handicapped children in Iran.},
  author={Seyed Ali Mirdehghan and Mohammad Hossein Dehghan and Mehrdad Mohammadpour and Kumars Heidari and Mohammadreza Khosravi},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          612-4
        }
}
AIMS This survey was conducted on children in schools for the blind in Tehran (from 2002 to 2003) to determine the causes of severe visual impairment and blindness and to identify preventable and treatable conditions. METHODS The study was performed on 362 students at different grades in three schools for the blind. Patient sex, age, family history of blindness or low vision, visual acuity, causes of blindness, and treatable and preventable conditions were studied. RESULTS Of the 362 cases… CONTINUE READING
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