The prevalence of low vision and blindness in Canada

@article{Maberley2006ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of low vision and blindness in Canada},
  author={David A. L. Maberley and Hussein Hollands and John Chuo and Guy Tam and J Konkal and Margrit R{\"o}sch and Aleksandar M. Veselinovic and M Witzigmann and Ken Bassett},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={341-346}
}
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to ascertain the prevalence and primary causes of visual impairment in a representative Canadian population.MethodsWe reviewed a representative sample of patients who attended ophthalmologists' offices in a medium-sized Canadian city between 1996 and 2001 in order to estimate the prevalence of visual impairment. Demographic data, visual diagnoses, best-corrected visual acuities (BCVA), and visual field information were recorded. Visual status was categorized… CONTINUE READING

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