Brazilians work with poor to prevent blindness

November 2004
Ophthalmology Times;11/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p30
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The article presents information on the meeting "Congress for the Prevention of Blindness," sponsored by the Brazilian Council for Ophthalmology. The meeting, held from September 4-7, 2004, focused on new techniques and technology, but it stressed ophthalmologists' responsibility throughout the community, given that so much of Brazil's blindness could be prevented or is reversible with adequate treatment. The next Congress for Prevention of Blindness will be held in February 2006 in Sao Paulo in conjunction with the Pan-American, Brazilian, and International Congresses of Ophthalmology.


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