Community Eye Health Journal

Community Eye Health Journal

Improving eye health through the delivery of practical high-quality information for the eye care team
  1. British Council for Prevention of Blindness Grant Programme
    The British Council for Prevention of Blindness supports research into the prevention of blindness in low- and low-middle-income countries throughout the world. Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’, in the following categories: Fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD – up to […]
  2. Myopia: an emerging public health challenge in South Asia
    Uncorrected refractive errors (URE), predominantly myopia, remain the leading cause of vision loss worldwide, including in South Asia.
  3. Spectacle dispensing for myopia at primary eye care level
    Primary eye care services must include refractive error assessment and spectacle dispensing.
  4. Technology and myopia
    From mobile diagnostic devices to electronic medical record (EMR) systems, digitisation and artificial intelligence in eye care are fast evolving in South Asia.
  5. Current trends in surgical management of myopia
    We describe various surgical options for correction of myopia, the advantages and disadvantages of the procedures, current practices and emerging trends.
  6. Evidence for managing quality and financial health for sustainability
    Quality improvement (QI) initiatives should be based on sound evidence to be effective since human resources, efforts and a lot of time is invested into the process.
  7. Models for correction of myopia in South Asia region
    Models for correction of myopia need to target identification and correction of those with myopia on the one hand and interventions for modifiable factors to prevent onset and slow down progression on the other.
  8. Cochrane Eyes and Vision: systematic reviews on myopia
    Systematic reviews offer high quality, evidence-based guidance to health professionals. These reviews address myopia and its complications.
  9. CEHJ app
    Work is underway to develop an Android and iPhone app for the Community Eye Health Journal. The CEHJ app will make it possible to download articles and issues to read – and search – even when you are offline. If you would like to be notified when the app becomes available, please subscribe to our […]
  10. Picture quiz
    Select ALL that are TRUE Question 1 What is wrong with this eye? a. Dry age-related macular degeneration b. Retinitis pigmentosa c. High myopia d. Primary open-angle glaucoma Question 2 Which of the following are more common in patients with this condition? a. Retinal detachment b. Choroidal neovascularisation c. Acute angle-closure glaucoma d. Open-angle glaucoma […]

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