Comm Eye Health Vol. 27 No. 85 2014 pp 19. Published online 07 April 2014.

Test yourself: Cataract services

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Eight true/false questions designed to test your understanding and to give you an opportunity to reflect on what you have learnt in the issue Cataract services:ensuring access for everyone. These questions were produced in collaboration with the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO).

Think about the barriers to cataract services

a. Cataract surgical coverage is usually higher in men than in women.
b. Most patients who are blind from cataract are willing to come for surgery no matter how much it costs.
c. Traditional beliefs, e.g. about going blind when the hair turns white, are no longer important.
d. A person who has had successful cataract surgery can be helpful in persuading others to come for surgery.

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