Posterior segment eye disease in sub-Saharan Africa: review of recent population-based studies

@inproceedings{Bastawrous2014PosteriorSE,
  title={Posterior segment eye disease in sub-Saharan Africa: review of recent population-based studies},
  author={Andrew Bastawrous and Philip I. Burgess and Abdull M Mahdi and Fatima Kyari and Matthew J Burton and Hannah Kuper},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the burden of posterior segment eye diseases (PSEDs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). METHODS We reviewed published population-based data from SSA and other relevant populations on the leading PSED, specifically glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, as causes of blindness and visual impairment in adults. Data… CONTINUE READING