Profile of cataract surgery in Varamin Iran: a population-based study.

  title={Profile of cataract surgery in Varamin Iran: a population-based study.},
  author={Marzieh Katibeh and Hossein Ziaei and Zhaleh Rajavi and Sara Hosseini and Mohammad Javadi},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  volume={42 4},
BACKGROUND Cataract is the most popular cause of blindness. This study addresses some aspects of cataract surgery in an Iranian population. DESIGN A cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS 3000 adults over 50 in Varamin district. METHODS Cataract surgical coverage was defined as the proportion of (pseudo) aphakic eyes of all operable and operated eyes with cataract. If there was obvious lens opacity in either or both eyes in combination with best corrected visual acuity less than 6/18, the… CONTINUE READING

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