Prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in children in Mongolia.

@article{Bulgan2002PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in children in Mongolia.},
  author={T Bulgan and Clare E Gilbert},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={271-81}
}
BACKGROUND Reliable epidemiological data on the prevalence and causes of visual loss in children are difficult to obtain, but are essential for planning. No such data are available from Mongolia. AIM To determine the prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness (SVI/BL) in children from a defined area of Mongolia, using several methods of identification. METHODS Children with presenting visual acuities of <6/60 in the better eye who lived in 10 of the 18 provinces (Aimaks… CONTINUE READING
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