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Retinal Disorders

  • By: Sachin Jain
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Retinal disease is a major cause of blindness and morbidity worldwide, accounting for at least 15 percent of blindness. Precipitating factors include vascular disease, infection, malnutrition, and genetic mutations. Many retinal diseases can be treated without residual visual ...

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