The global burden of cataract

@article{Rao2011TheGB,
  title={The global burden of cataract},
  author={G. Rao and R. Khanna and Abhishek R. Payal},
  journal={Current Opinion in Ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={4–9}
}
Purpose of review To review the previous year's literature related to prevalence of blindness in general, blindness due to cataract, cataract surgical coverage (CSC) and cataract surgical rates (CSRs). Recent findings Cataracts are the major cause of blindness and visual impairment in developing countries and contributes to more than 90% of the total disability adjusted life years. This review shows that coverage continues to be a problem in many countries, especially for the female population… Expand
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