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Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Latin America and the Caribbean: 1990–2010
  1. Janet L Leasher1,
  2. Van Lansingh2,
  3. Seth R Flaxman3,
  4. Jost B Jonas4,
  5. Jill Keeffe5,6,
  6. Kovin Naidoo7,
  7. Konrad Pesudovs8,
  8. Holly Price9,
  9. Juan Carlos Silva10,
  10. Richard A White11,
  11. Tien Y Wong12,
  12. Serge Resnikoff13,
  13. Hugh R Taylor14,
  14. Rupert R A Bourne9,
  15. on behalf of the Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study
  1. 1Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, USA
  2. 2International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)/VISION 2020 Latin America Regional Office, Weston, USA
  3. 3School of Computer Science & Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
  4. 4Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
  5. 5Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  6. 6L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
  7. 7African Vision Research Institute, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa & Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney, Australia
  8. 8NHMRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  9. 9Vision & Eye Research Unit, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
  10. 10Regional Advisor for the Prevention of Blindness, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Bogotá, Colombia
  11. 11Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
  12. 12Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Singapore
  13. 13Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney, Australia
  14. 14Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Professor Rupert R A Bourne, Vision and Eye Research Unit, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT, UK; rb{at}

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