Table 1

The rate of uniocular and binocular blindness affecting people with glaucomatous optic neuropathy in two east Asian populations

Rural MongoliaUrban Singapore
UniocularBinocularUniocularBinocular
POAG25% (1/4) 0% (0/4)27% (6/22)9% (2/22)
PACG75% (6/8)38% (3/8)50% (7/14)29% (4/14)
Secondary100% (2/2)0% (0/2)71% (5/7)0% (0/7)
  • Blindness defined as VA <3/60 or severely constricted visual field.

  • This subject was blind in one eye from glaucomatous optic neuropathy and from a macular branch retinal vein occlusion in the other.