Prevalence of glaucoma in rural Myanmar: the Meiktila Eye Study.

  title={Prevalence of glaucoma in rural Myanmar: the Meiktila Eye Study.},
  author={Robert J. Casson and Henry Simpson Newland and James S. Muecke and Steve McGovern and Lekha Mary Abraham and Win K Shein and Dinesh Selva and Than Htike Aung},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={91 6},
AIM To determine the prevalence of glaucoma in the Meiktila district of central, rural Myanmar. METHODS A cross-sectional, population-based survey of inhabitants > or =40 years of age from villages in Meiktila district, Myanmar, was performed; 2481 eligible participants were identified and 2076 participated in the study. The ophthalmic examination included Snellen visual acuity, slit-lamp examination, tonometry, gonioscopy, dilated stereoscopic fundus examination and full-threshold perimetry… CONTINUE READING
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