Prevalence of refractive errors in a rural South Indian population.

  title={Prevalence of refractive errors in a rural South Indian population.},
  author={P. V. G. K. Jagannadha Raju and Satyamangalam Ve Ramesh and Hemamalini Arvind and Ronnie George and Mani Baskaran and Pradeep George Paul and Govindasamy Kumaramanickavel and Catherine Mccarty and Lingam Vijaya},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={45 12},
PURPOSE To report the prevalence of refractive errors in a rural south Indian population. METHODS Four thousand eight hundred subjects (age, >39 years) from rural south India were enumerated for a population-based study. All participants underwent complete ophthalmic evaluation. Subjects who were phakic in the right eye with best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 or better were included for analysis. Association of refractive errors with age, sex, cataract, and diabetes mellitus were analyzed… CONTINUE READING


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