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Volume 2013, Article ID 183502, 5 pages
Research Article

Spectacle Coverage and Spectacles Use among Elderly Population in Residential Care in the South Indian State of Andhra Pradesh

1Allen Foster Community Eye Health Research Centre, International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034, India
2Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad 500 034, India
3Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
4School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2033, Australia
5Community Health & Nutrition Office, Area Hospital, Kandukur, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh 523105, India

Received 7 April 2013; Revised 4 June 2013; Accepted 10 June 2013

Academic Editor: Alberto Raggi

Copyright © 2013 Srinivas Marmamula et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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