SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Augestad LB & Flanders WD (2006): Occurrence of and mortality from childhood neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses in Norway. J Child Neurol 21: 917922.
  • Babalola OE, Murdoch IE, Cousens S, Abiose A & Jones B (2003): Blindness: how to assess numbers and causes? Br J Ophthalmol 87: 282284.
  • Dandona R & Dandona L (2003): Childhood blindness in India: a population based perspective. Br J Ophthalmol 87: 263265.
  • Dandona L, Dandona R, Srinivas M et al. (2001): Blindness in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42: 908916.
  • Drews CD, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Murphy CC & Decoufle P (1992): Legal blindness among 10-year-old children in Metropolian Atlanta: prevalence, 1985 to 1987. Am J Public Health 82: 13771379.
  • Ezepue UF (1997): Magnitude and causes of blindness and low vision in Anambra State of Nigeria (result of 1992 point prevalence survey). Public Health 111: 305309.
  • Foster A & Gilbert C (1997): Epidemiology of visual impairment in children. In: Taylor D (ed.). Paediatric ophthalomology, 2nd edn. London: Blackwell Science Ltd 311.
  • Gilbert C (1998): Childhood blindness. In: Johnsen GJ, Minassian DC & Weale R (eds). The epidemiology of eye disease, 1st edn. London: Chapman and Hall 181208.
  • Gilbert C (2003): Blindness in children. Half of it is avoidable, and suitable cost effective interventions are available. BMJ 4: 760761.
  • Gilbert C & Foster A (2001): Childhood blindness in the context of VISION 2020 –the right to sight. Bull World Health Organ 79: 227232.
  • Gilbert C, Foster A, Negrel A et al. (1993): Childhood blindness: a new form for recording causes of visual loss in children. Bull World Health Organ 71: 485489.
  • Gilbert C, Anderton L, Dandona L et al. (1996): Prevalence of visual impairment in children: a review of the available data. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 6: 7382.
  • Haines L, Fielder AR, Baker H & Wilkinson AR (2005): UK population based study of severe retinopathy of prematurity: screening, treatment, and outcome. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90: 240244.
  • Kocur I & Resnikoff S (2002): Visual impairment and blindness in Europe and their prevention. Br J Ophthalmol 86: 716722.
  • Leroy BP & Dharmaraj S (2003): Leber congenital amaurosis. Orphanet Encycloped 11: 15. http://www.orpha.net/data/patho/GB/uk-LCA.pdf, accessed 21 January 2011.
  • Lotery AJ, Jacobson SG & Fishman GA et.al. (2001): Mutations in the CRB1 gene cause Leber congenital amaurosis. Arch Ophthalmol 119: 415420.
  • Mets MB (1999): Childhood blindness and vision loss: an assessment at two institutions including a “new” cause. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 97: 653696.
  • Moore A (1990): Inherited retinal dystrophies. In: Taylor D (ed.). Pediatric ophthalmology. Cambridge: Blackwell Scientific: 376403.
  • Riise R (1993): Nordic registers of visually impaired children. Scand J Soc Med 21: 6668.
  • Riise R, Flage T, Hansen E, Rosenberg T, Rudanko SL & Viggosson G (1993): Visual impairment due to retinopathy of prematurity in Nordic children. Acta Ophthalmol Suppl 210: 911.
  • Rosenberg T, Flage T, Hansen E, Riise R, Rudanko SL, Viggosson G & Tornquist K (1996): Incidence of registered visual impairment in the Nordic child population. Br J Ophthalmol 80: 4953.
  • Stone EM (2007): Lebers congenital amaurosis – a model for efficient genetic testing of hetrogeneous disorders: LXIV Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture. Am J Ophthalmol 144: 791811.
  • Titiyal JS, Pal N, Murthy GVS, Gupta SK, Tandon R, Vajpayee RB & Gilbert CE (2003): Causes and temporal trend of blindness and severe visual impairment in children in schools for the blind in North India. Br J Ophthalmol 87: 941945.
  • Vik AK (2008): Individual and environmental conditions for the literacy development of pupils with severe visual impairments. J Assist Technol 2: 415.
  • World Health Organization (2000): Preventing blindness in children: report of WHO/IAPB scientific meeting. Programme for the Prevention of Blindness and Deafness, and International Agency for Prevention of Blindness. Geneva: WHO.
  • World Health Organization (2001): International classification of functioning, disability and health. Geneva: WHO.
  • World Health Organization (2007): International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems. Tenth revision. Geneva: WHO.