The global impact of glaucoma / B. Thylefors & A.-D. Négrel
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Khandekar, R.; Jaffer, M.A.; Al Raisi, A.; Zutshi, R.; Mahabaleshwar, M.; Shah, R.; Choudhury, A.H. (2008)This community-based study was carried out to estimate the prevalence and identify the determinants of glaucoma in the Omani population in 2005-06. Residents of 75 randomly selected houses in 25 clusters participated in the survey. We interviewed and examined 3324 individuals aged >/= 30 years in their homes and in eye clinics to note personal details, glaucoma status and presence of selected risk factors: 180 were diagnosed as having glaucoma. Projected prevalence of glaucoma among the Omani population >/= 30 years was 4.75%. Open angle and angle ...