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Direct medical and non-medical costs incurred by those undergoing subsidised cataract surgery at Gusau eye clinic, Zamfara state, were recently determined. The aim of this study was to assess the willingness to pay for cataract surgery among adults with severe visual impairment or blindness from cataract in rural Zamfara and to compare this to actual costs.
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Name: Ophthalmic epidemiology
to evaluate the association between first- and second-eye cataract surgery and motor vehicle crashes for older drivers and the associated costs to the community.
Visual impairment has been associated with lower cognitive ability among older adults, yet little is known about whether improving visual function with cataract surgery would be associated with slower...
To better understand barriers of costs and attitudes toward pediatric cataract surgery in China and India.
Intumescent cataract surgery is one of the topical problems of ophthalmology. The article reviews methods of intumescent cataract diagnostics and structural features of swelling lens. Manual or femtol...
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Purpose of this study is to find a correlation between agitation (stress) indicating parameters and the pain perception during second eye cataract surgery, compared to first eye cataract s...
This study involves using both a device that seals the capsular bag (where the lens is located) allowing safer irrigation of the capsular bag and sodium chloride to irrigate the capsular b...
This study is the long term analysis of two types of FSL 3-plane corneal wound profiles, namely CT1 and CT2 obtained after a FSL cataract surgery.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term visual outcome of the cataract surgery using a large-scale and comprehensive database of pediatric cataract patients, including conge...
The use of one dose of an antibiotic and steroid injected into the eye at the end of cataract surgery is as safe and effective as the post operative use of eyedrops after cataract surgery.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Loss of CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM usually following intraocular surgery (e.g., cataract surgery) or due to FUCHS' ENDOTHELIAL DYSTROPHY; ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA; IRITIS; or aging.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...