Changing trends over the last decade in the aetiology of childhood blindness: a study from a tertiary referral centre


ÖZTÜRK A. T., Er D., YAMAN A., BERK A. T.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.100, no.2, pp.166-171, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-306737
  • Journal Name: BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-171
  • Keywords: Child health (paediatrics), Vision, SEVERE VISUAL IMPAIRMENT, INCOME COUNTRIES, CHILDREN, SCHOOLS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, CARE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aims To discern treatable and preventable causes of childhood blindness by evaluating the aetiologic factors, and to compare the distribution of the most commonly affected anatomic sites of severe visual impairment (SVI) with our previous published data.