Low-cost high-volume extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in Nepal.

@article{Ruit1999LowcostHE,
  title={Low-cost high-volume extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in Nepal.},
  author={Sanduk Ruit and Geoffrey C. Tabin and Steven A Nissman and Govinda Paudyal and Rita Gurung},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 10},
  pages={1887-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To improve current clinical practices and ways of thinking about the problem of curable Third-World blindness resulting from cataract. DESIGN A two-site prospective, nonrandomized, comparative clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Patients from 2 distinct surgical venues underwent cataract surgery following the same carefully outlined protocol: 62 consecutive cases from the Tilganga Eye Centre in Katmandu, Nepal, and 207 cases from a remote eye camp in rural Chaughada, Nepal… CONTINUE READING

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