Ophthalmologic disorders in minority populations.

  title={Ophthalmologic disorders in minority populations.},
  author={Mark R. Wilson and Deborah R Eezzuduemhoi},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={89 4},
Race- and ethnicity-related differences in prevalence of a number ofophthalmologic disorders have been documented. More importantly, blackand Hispanic Americans share a disproportionate share of morbidity, asmeasured by visual impairment and blindness, when compared with whiteAmericans. The reasons for this health disparity are complex andmultifactorial. If the unequal, individual, and societal burden of avoidable vision lossamong black and Hispanic Americans is to be decreased, it is essential… CONTINUE READING


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