What percentage of the world’s visually impaired live in the developing world?
What percentage of global blindness is preventable?
What are the most common causes of avoidable blindness?
Cataract, glaucoma, and refractive errors
Age related macular degeneration and eye tumours
Eye floaters, cataract and diabetic retinopathy
What is a cataract?
A form of near-sightedness
Age related degeneration of the eye
Clouding of the eye’s lens
Cataracts can be caused by a number of factors, but always occur in old age.
What is Trachoma?
Degenerative eye disease
A genetic eye disease
An infectious eye disease
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