Prevalence of corneal diseases in the rural Indian population: the Corneal Opacity Rural Epidemiological (CORE) study.

@article{Gupta2015PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of corneal diseases in the rural Indian population: the Corneal Opacity Rural Epidemiological (CORE) study.},
  author={Noopur Gupta and Praveen Vashist and Radhika Tandon and Sanjeev Kumar Gupta and Sadanand N Dwivedi and Kalaivani Mani},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={147-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The present population-based study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence, determinants and causes of corneal morbidity and blindness in a rural North Indian population. DESIGN Population-based study in India with 12 899 participants of all ages. METHODS Participants were recruited from 25 village clusters of district Gurgaon, Haryana, India using random cluster sampling strategy. All individuals were examined in detail with a portable slit lamp for evidence of any corneal… CONTINUE READING
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