Blindness and ocular morbidity in two blocks of Punjab and Haryana [report on research activities carried during 1968-70 of the Establishment of a Pilot Rehabilitation Centre and Mobile Ophthalmological Unit for Persons Disabled by Eye Disorders]. by Establishment of a Pilot Rehabilitation Centre and Mobile Ophthalmological Unit for Persons Disabled by Eye Disorders.

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LC ClassificationsRE91 .E87 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination116, [9] p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL4703375M
LC Control Number77903961

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Author(s): Jain,I S Title(s): Blindness and ocular morbidity in two rural blocks of Punjab and Haryana/ [principal investigator, I. Jain]. ABSTRACTPurpose: To determine the prevalence of childhood blindness and ocular morbidity in a rural pediatric population in South s: A population-based, cross-sectional survey of children was conducted in three phases in Pavagada and Madhugiri taluks (subdivisions) of Tumkur district in the state of Karnataka, India.

In the first phase, trained fieldworkers screened Cited by: 1. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. Jun;23(3) doi: / Epub May 4. Prevalence of Childhood Blindness and Ocular Morbidity in a Rural Pediatric Population in Southern India: The Pavagada Pediatric Eye Disease StudyCited by: analysis indicates that childhood blindness varies from per children in very low income with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north and Ocular morbidity pattern in a tertiary.

Blindness, which is a major burden on the individual and the society, was observed to be pervasively present in a region inhabited by an undermined, disadvantaged ethnic people, the Chepang (Köberlein et al., ).

Such a plight heralds escalating, already- fragile eye health care in the remote region of Nepal (Ghimire, ).Cited by: 1. Tribune News ServiceLudhiana, November 21 Eightyone persons today tested positive for Covid, while three lost their lives to the virus, which included two men and a.

Blindness, with its social and economic consequences, represents a significant public health problem in many parts of the world. Cataract is the most common easily correctable cause of blindness in the developing regions of the world.

In India alone million people become blind from cataract each year. Punjab; Haryana who had turned a blind eye to all violations of law during the rally. City Congress leaders said the police found faults in protests organised by.

Prevalence Of Morbidity And Morbidity Pattern In School Children ( Yrs) In Urban Area Of Meerut 2 of 5 the purpose of study, the urban area of Meerut district was divided into four zones.

A list of all government primary schools was taken and arranged according to the zones. Equal numbers of students were examined from the.

Out of total 16 Govt. schools existing in the block, two girls' schools and two boys' Blindness and ocular morbidity in two blocks of Punjab and Haryana book were randomly selected and all the students between years of age, studying in class 1 st to 10 th were included in the study.

The students were divided in to three age. Issues in eye care in India ORBIS International Magnitude of Blindness Worldwide: 37 million are blind and 1 to 2 million is added to this every year.

In South East Asia: 33% of the world’s blind 50% of the world’s childhood blindness Haryana, Kerala, Bihar, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Assam Moderate 1 to   However, higher prevalence of ocular morbidity has been reported from neighboring states like Haryana (% in years) and Rajasthan (% in years) and also from Hyderabad in South India (% in years).[11–13] It was because of the higher prevalence of trachoma and conjunctivitis found in these two northern states and of.

The list of awardees includes two educationalists from Punjab, two from Chandigarh, and three from Haryana. civic body turns blind eye 13 hours ago. Blindness can be avoided in eight out of 10 cases with appropriate treatment or early prevention.

Eye health can be promoted through the integration of comprehensive eye-care services into existing health systems. General approaches are evidence-based advocacy, development and implementation of eye health policies and programmes, and multi.

Background: Evidence based planning has been the hallmark of the blindness control programme in India. A nationwide survey was undertaken in – to document the magnitude and causes of blindness. Methods: One district each in 15 populous states was covered.

25 clusters were randomly selected in each district and all individuals aged 50 years and above were enumerated. Tribune News Service. Chandigarh, July 9. The Haryana Government has launched a special water conservation campaign in 81 ‘dark zone’ blocks of the 19 districts of the state from July 1.

Morbidity of the better eye was taken as cause of blindness. Health records maintained by the school were referred to wherever anatomical causes of blindness include optic nerve disorders in 75 (%) cases, retinal disorders in 55 (%), corneal disorders in 47 (%), lens-related disorders in 39 (%), congenital.

The Haryana Police too have issued a travel advisory, asking commuters to avoid certain national highways along the state borders with Punjab and Delhi in the wake of the protests. The main focus points of the protesters originating from within Haryana will be the four major national highways leading towards Delhi, i.e., Ambala to Delhi, Hisar.

There are two main areas that are looked at when someone's vision is measured: Visual acuity – It is central vision and is used to look at objects in detail, such as reading a book or watching television.; Visual field – It is the ability to see around the edge of vision while looking straight ahead.; Visual field testing.

During visual field testing one will be instructed to look straight. yThe number of blind persons in India in was estimated to be million. yThe projected number of blind persons in India would increase to million in and million (Sagar Borker). yAs per National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB), the prevalence of blindness in India was % in ) and 1% in   Tribune News Service Solan, September 21 Construction of a retaining wall by GR Infraprojects, a private company four-laning the Solan section of.

Blindness is the inability to see things, including light. It can be partial or complete. Learn about causes, diagnosis, treatment, and more. Paras, an year-old boy, reads a book by moving his fingers along the text in Braille at the school for the blind, Central Khalsa Orphanage, Amritsar India in January Praveen Vashist's 79 research works with 1, citations reads, including: Prevalence of myopia in Indian school children: Meta-analysis of last four decades.

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patients reduces the burden of the ocular health problem.3 Establishment of an eye care delivery system for the treatment of eye diseases and prevention of blindness is linked to the existing general services and resources available.4 Hence it is important to study the morbidity pattern of ocular.

Cataract and glaucoma account for % and % of blindness in Nepal, [] and for % and % of blindness worldwide [].In a Himalayan country already devastated by the 25 April earthquake, we have observed that the inhabitants of the very remote village of Pelmang in the mountainous region of the Solukhumbu District, have been ravaged by blinding ocular morbidities.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Blindness 1. BLINDNESS 2. BLINDNESS• WHO definition of blindness Visual acuity of less than 3/60 (Snellens) or its equivalent• In the absence appropriate vision charts (By non-specialized personnel), the WHO has now added the “Inability to count fingers in daylight at a distance of 3 meters” to indicate less than 3/60 or its equivalent.

These common molecular mechanisms in vision and brain integrity can prevent blindness and also promote recovery from a stroke.

Researcher Nicolas Bazan said that studying the eye and the brain might hold the key to creating therapeutic solutions for blindness, stroke and other seemingly unrelated conditions associated with the central nervous.

Ocular Morbidity due to Trauma D. Karki* Abstract Introduction: Ocular trauma is an important cause of visual impairment worldwide. It is estimated that more has shown blindness due to ocular trauma is %1. Ocular trauma can occur in almost any setting like during sport related activities, in the.

10 There was no significant association of ocular morbidities with socio-economic status being highest (%) in the class III socio-economic group and lowest (%) in the class II socio.

Blindness is defined as the state of being sightless. A blind individual is unable to see. In a strict sense, the word "blindness" denotes the inability of a person to distinguish darkness from bright light in either eye.

The terms blind and blindness have been modified in our society to. Eye diseases in childhood are important causes of medical consultation and it affects learning ability, adjustment in school and personality. To determine the pattern of ocular morbidity a cross-sectional observational study was conducted among children, attending Ophthalmology department at a tertiary eye care center in Kolkata, West Bengal.

3. 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above. 80% of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured. 5 Fact Sheet N° WHO- August 6.

• With million blind people in India, while 45 million are visually challenged. the country accounts for 20 per cent of the 39 million blind population across the globe. - Latest India News & Live opinions on politics, sports, entertainment & more.

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Facilities for refraction Referral services Vision Cent Refraction and prescription of glasses Primary eye care School eye screening Screening and referral services. a) The function of:Cornea: When light enters the eye, most of the refraction occurs at the surface of cornea.

Iris: It is a dark, muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil. Crystalline lens: Helps in the finer adjustment of the focal length required to focus objects at different distances on the retina. Ciliary muscles: The lens becomes thin when ciliary muscles are relaxed.

An estimated 14 million of the world’s children are blind. A blind child is more likely to live in socioeconomic deprivation, to be more frequently hospitalised during childhood and to die in childhood than a child not living with blindness.

This update of a previous review on childhood visual impairment focuses on emerging therapies for children with severe visual disability (severe visual. Blindness among Children American Printing House for the Blind () Each year, the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) polls each state for data on the number of legally blind children (through age twenty-one) enrolled in elementary and high school in the US eligible to receive free reading matter in Braille, large print, or audio format.

By Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari Kumar NEW DELHI — As a thick quilt of smog wrapped itself around New Delhi on Thursday, signaling the start of the fall pollution season, doctors and scientists warned that the deteriorating air quality could make the city’s COVID problems even worse.

One of the most common symptoms of severe coronavirus cases is breathing difficulty.Postoperative blindness is a devastating and fortunately rare complication of general anesthesia.

The incidence of postoperative blindness is low (Ref. 1). In one retrospective study, only one out of patients suffered permanent loss of vision.

(Ref. 2).Share on Facebook! Eye Conditions and Their Causes Vision loss and blindness can be caused by several factors. These factors can be genetic, environmental or accidental. In order to better comprehend how blindness can affect the individual, it is important to understand what blindness is.

Definitions: A person is legally blind if his/her central visual [ ].

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