Impact of posterior subcapsular opacification on vision and visual function among subjects undergoing cataract surgery in rural China: Study of Cataract Outcomes and Up-Take of Services (SCOUTS) in the Caring is Hip Project, report 5.

@article{Congdon2008ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of posterior subcapsular opacification on vision and visual function among subjects undergoing cataract surgery in rural China: Study of Cataract Outcomes and Up-Take of Services (SCOUTS) in the Caring is Hip Project, report 5.},
  author={Nathan Congdon and Hoi Fan and Kai Yip Choi and Wenbin Huang and Li Zhang and Sifang Zhang and K. R. Liu and Israel C.-R. Hu and Zhongren Zheng and Dennis S. C. Lam},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={598-603}
}
AIM To study the effect of posterior capsular opacification (PCO) on vision and visual function in patients undergoing cataract surgery in rural China, and to compare this with the effect of refractive error. METHODS Patients undergoing cataract surgery in at least one eye by local surgeons in a rural setting between 8 August and 31 December 2005 were examined with slit lamp grading of PCO 10-14 months after surgery. Subjects with any PCO associated with best-corrected visual acuity of 6/7.5… CONTINUE READING