Land of contrasts

Shannon, David
May 2013
Optometry Today;5/3/2013, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p12
The author offers reflection on the approaches adopted by optometric practitioners to address the challenges of providing vision care. The author was part of the Optometry Study Tour in North India. The tour was aimed at learning about optometry and eye care. Several problems cited by the Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital in Delhi and The Tarabai Desai Eye Hospital in Jodphur included the huge cost to the society of uncorrected refractive error and the difficulties of dealing with blindness.


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