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Causes of blindness at the “Wiyata Guna” School for the Blind, Indonesia
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    Childhood blindness burden

    Dear Editor

    I read with great interest the article by Sitorus et al.[1] on the causes of blindness at a blind school in Indonesia. I would like to supplement and clarify certain points mentioned in the article.

    It was sobering to note that Indonesia has the highest rate of blindness (1.5%) among the Asian countries, much more than India (0.7%). Incidentally, the similarities with the Indian scenario...

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