Monitoring visual outcome of cataract surgery in India.

  title={Monitoring visual outcome of cataract surgery in India.},
  author={Hans Limburg and Allen Foster and Karthik Vaidyanathan and G Venkata S Murthy},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={77 6},
Two simple methods of assessing visual outcome following cataract surgery were evaluated in India. The first used data obtained from standardized patient records of cataract surgery. The second used data from population-based rapid epidemiological assessments. Analysis of 4168 hospital and eye camp records showed that, with the available standard correction, a good outcome (visual acuity > or = 6/18) was achieved in 37.8%, a borderline outcome (visual acuity 6/246-6/60) in 45.6% and a poor… CONTINUE READING

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