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Vision 2020 does not include (AIIMS May 2010)



A Cataract
B Trachoma

C Onchocerciasis
D Epidemic conjunctivitis

Ans. D Epidemic conjunctivitis

Vision 2020:

1. The Right to Sight is a global joint initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Elimination of avoidable blindness, with its international coalition of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs), professional associations, eye care institutions and corporations.

2. VISION 2020 aims to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide by the year 2020, in order to give everyone in the world the Right to Sight.

3. The diseases included in vision 2020 include

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Cataract

2.

Trachoma

3.

onchocerciasis

4.

childhood blindness

5.

refractory errors and low vision

Tagets for vision 2020

1. Cataract

a. To increase the cataract surgery rate to 4,500/million/year by 2005, 5000/million/year by 2010, 5500/million/year by 2015 and 5500/million/year by 2020

b. To improve the visual outcome of cataract surgery, Le. > 80% to have> 6/18 vision post operatively

c. To increase the proportion of IOL surgery to 100% by 2010

2. Glaucoma

a. Early diagnosis and management. Screening of all patients above> 35 years.

3. Diabetic retinopathy

a. To screen all known diabetics, to provide laser treatment to those requiring it

4. Childhood blindness

a. Childhood visual problems like refractory error, cataract, trachoma, vitamin A deficiency, central corneal opacity, glaucoma, ophthalmia neonatorum, ocular trauma are all targeted

5. Low vision services

a. To establish low vision centers in 50 institutes in a phased manner

6. Eye banks

Development of safe eye banks and networking of eye donation

a. 25 eye banks, each collecting 1,000 eyes/year supported by 20 donation centers.

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