Is leprosy blindness avoidable? The effect of disease type, duration, and treatment on eye damage from leprosy in Uganda.

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AIMS The study was designed to measure the prevalence, range, and severity of eye involvement in leprosy patients; to relate this to disease type, duration, and treatment to identify risk factors; and to provide practical guidelines for programme managers and field staff on the prevention of blindness. METHODS The visual outcome was assessed in a… (More)

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@article{Waddell1995IsLB, title={Is leprosy blindness avoidable? The effect of disease type, duration, and treatment on eye damage from leprosy in Uganda.}, author={Keith M. Waddell and Paul Saunderson}, journal={The British journal of ophthalmology}, year={1995}, volume={79 3}, pages={250-6} }