Global prevalence of childhood cataract: a systematic review

  title={Global prevalence of childhood cataract: a systematic review},
  author={Sethu Sheeladevi and John G Lawrenson and A. R. Fielder and Catherine May Suttle},
Childhood cataract is an avoidable cause of visual disability worldwide and is a priority for VISION 2020: The Right to Sight. There is a paucity of information about the burden of cataract in children and the aim of this review is to assess the global prevalence of childhood cataract. The methodology for the review followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. We performed a literature search for studies reporting estimates of prevalence… CONTINUE READING
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