Surgical interventions for age-related cataract

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Snellingen, T; Evans, JR; Ravilla, T; Foster, A;
  • Publisher: Cochrane Collaboration
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs

: Cataract is the major cause of global blindness, accounting for 40 to 80% of all blindness in developing countries. The number of people blind from cataract is expected to rise due to the changing age distribution and increasing life expectancy. There is currently no ... View more
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