Global prevalence of vision impairment and blindness: magnitude and temporal trends, 1990-2010

Stevens, Gretchen A. and White, Richard A. and Flaxman, Seth R. and Price, Holly and Jonas, Jost B. and Keeffe, Jill and Leasher, Janet and Naidoo, Kovin and Pesudovs, Konrad and Resnikoff, Serge and Taylor, Hugh and Bourne, Rupert R.A. (2013) Global prevalence of vision impairment and blindness: magnitude and temporal trends, 1990-2010. Ophthalmology. ISSN 1549-4713

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Abstract

Vision impairment is a leading and largely preventable cause of disability worldwide. However, no study of global and regional trends in the prevalence of vision impairment has been carried out. We estimated the prevalence of vision impairment and its changes worldwide for the past 20 years.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Citation: Stevens, G.A. et al., 2013. Global prevalence of vision impairment and blindness: magnitude and temporal trends, 1990-2010. Ophthalmology, 120(12), pp.2377-2384.
Faculty: Faculty of Science & Technology
Depositing User: Mr I Walker
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2014 11:46
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 08:43
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/314881

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