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sieve of blindness

Sydney Walton

sieve of blindness

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Published by Acorn Press, printed by the Hereford Times Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sydney Walton.
ContributionsAcorn Press.
The Physical Object
Pagination271p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22248409M

Visual impairment and blindness: an overview of prevalence and causes in Brazil SOLANGE R. SALOMÃO, MÁRCIA R.K.H. MITSUHIRO and RUBENS BELFORT Jr. Instituto da Visão, Departamento de Oftalmologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo/UNIFESP Rua Botucatu, , São Paulo, SP, Brasil. Blindness is to not see anything. Some people are called blind, even though they can see a little bit. This is because they cannot see clearly, but only see unfocused shapes or colors. In modern countries, few young people are blind. In all the world, blindness is mostly caused by malnutrition and diseases of old people, like cataracts and.


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