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Increasing risk of cataract in HCV patients receiving anti-HCV therapy

Cataract, which has an estimated prevalence of 33% in the general population, is the second leading cause of visual impairment and vision loss worldwide. Cataract is associated with increasing

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Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Urban and Rural Population in the South Indian State of Andhra Pradesh

Cataract remains the leading cause of visual impairment worldwide though proportions vary across regions. Cataract surgery is one of the most…

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Cataract Surgery Visual Outcomes and Associated Risk Factors in Secondary Level Eye Care Centers of L V Prasad Eye Institute, India

Globally, cataract is the major cause of blindness accounting for 51% of total blindness and there are regional variations in it with America having the lowest prevalence and the highest being in South-East Asia. Apart from the presence of…

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Prevalence of cataract surgery and visual outcomes in Indian immigrants in Singapore

Cataract is the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness worldwide, accounting for more than 50% of the blindness cases [1], [2]. Driven by an increase in aged population and increasing demand for good vision, the number of persons who need cataract surgery is expected to rise worldwide.

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