Cataract surgery rate in Mosul city
Annals of the College of Medicine, Mosul,
Volume 34, Issue 1, Pages 76-80
AbstractObjective: To compare the number of cataract surgery rate in Mosul to other part of the world and determine the factors that influence this rate.Methods: case series study from public and private hospitals in Mosul, on patients who had cataract operations during 2001. Results: Cataract surgery rate was 1098 per 1 million. Only 15.2% were associated with intraocular lens implant. Conclusion: Cataract surgery rate in Mosul was the same as in other Middle East Countries, but was very low compared to developed countries.
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