Refractive Errors in the Adult Pakistani Population: The National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey

@article{Shah2008RefractiveEI,
  title={Refractive Errors in the Adult Pakistani Population: The National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey},
  author={S. Shah and M. Z. Jadoon and B. Dineen and R. Bourne and G. Johnson and C. Gilbert and M. Khan},
  journal={Ophthalmic Epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={183 - 190}
}
  • S. Shah, M. Z. Jadoon, +4 authors M. Khan
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmic Epidemiology
  • Purpose: To determine the prevalence of refractive error (RE) and spectacle wear and to explore the need for spectacle correction in adults (30 years or older) in Pakistan. Methods: Multi-stage, cluster random sampling national survey. Each subject had their medical history taken, visual acuity measured, and underwent autorefraction, biometry and fundus examination. Those that presented with visual acuity of less than 6/12 in either eye underwent more detailed examination, including corrected… CONTINUE READING
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