29.2 Prevalence of Avoidable Vision Impairment for Children in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Student Poster
When:
11:00 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
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DiversityHealth SciencesExperiential Learning
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Moderate to severe vision impairment and blindness are immense problems affecting approximately 253 million people worldwide, but avoidable vision impairment may simply be treated with surgery, glasses, or other forms of treatment. In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 71% of vision impairment in children was preventable.

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South Dakota State University

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