Open Access Case Report Article ID: JCRO-5-152

    Causes of avoidable blindness in Parakou

    Salimatou Monteiro*, Amadou Alfa Bio, Abel Rodrigue Assavedo, Rose Wami and Soulé Alamou

    Introduction: Blindness and severe visual impairments have huge consequences on the socioeconomic development of individuals and human communities.

    Objective: This research work aims to determine the causes of avoidable blindness in the city ofParakou (BENIN).

    Method: This is a descriptive and prospective study. It was carried out during a time period of one (01) month. All the subjects with vision impairment who were blind and present during the study period were inclued. The main variable investigated was the causes of blindness.


    Published on: Nov 9, 2018 Pages: 30-34

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-1414.000052
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