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Necessity for enhanced public awareness to improve upon currently achieved visual outcomes in children: observations from a western India study
  1. R Chaturvedi,
  2. H D Ahir
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, SSG Medical College and Hospital, Vadodara, India
  1. R Chaturvedi, Department of Ophthalmology, SSG Medical College and Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat 390001, India; rituchaturvedi16{at}gmail.com

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It has been demonstrated that control of blindness in children is closely linked to child survival, as many of the conditions associated with blindness in children are also causes of child mortality (eg, premature birth, measles, congenital rubella syndrome, vitamin A deficiency and meningitis).1 In addition, the number of blind years due to all causes of blindness in children is almost equal to the number of blind years due to cataract …

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