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Global Perspective of Cataract Blindness: Our Community Experience of Quality Cataract Surgery in Community

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Title:  Global Perspective of Cataract Blindness: Our Community Experience of Quality Cataract Surgery in Community
Author:  Sanduk Ruit
Date:  03/21/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; International; Underserved communities; SICS; Small incision cataract surgery
Secondary CORE Category:  Lens and CataractSurgery for Cataract / Outcomes of Cataract Surgery
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a review of the burden of cataract globally. The development of eye care in Nepal is discussed as is the development of small incision cataract surgery.  A discussion of the challenges of serving blind populations with quality cataract surgery is undertaken. Methods of reaching unserved and underserved communities are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15928
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