Prevalence of serious eye disease and visual impairment in a north London population: population based, cross sectional study.


OBJECTIVE To estimate the magnitude of serious eye disorders and of visual impairment in a defined elderly population of a typical metropolitan area in England, and to assess the frequency they were in touch with, or known to, the eye care services. DESIGN Cross sectional survey using two stage cluster random sampling. SETTING General practices in north… (More)