Visual outcomes and astigmatism after sutureless, manual cataract extraction in rural China: study of cataract outcomes and up-take of services (SCOUTS) in the caring is hip project, report 1.

@article{Lam2007VisualOA,
  title={Visual outcomes and astigmatism after sutureless, manual cataract extraction in rural China: study of cataract outcomes and up-take of services (SCOUTS) in the caring is hip project, report 1.},
  author={Dennis S. C. Lam and Nathan Congdon and Srinivas Kamalakara Rao and Hoi Fan and Yingpeng Liu and Lishan Zhang and Xiaofang Lin and Kai Yip Choi and Zhongren Zheng and Wenzhong Huang and Zhongxia Zhou and Chi Pui Pang},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={125 11},
  pages={1539-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the visual acuity and astigmatism of persons undergoing cataract extraction by local surgeons in rural China. METHODS Visual acuity, keratometry, and refraction were measured 10 to 14 months postoperatively for all cataract cases during 4 months in Sanrao, China. RESULTS Among 313 eligible subjects, 242 (77%) could be contacted, of whom 176 (73%) were examined. Of those who were examined, mean +/- SD age was 69.3 +/- 10.5 years, 66.5% were female, 35 had been operated on… CONTINUE READING