Spectacle Coverage and Spectacles Use among Elderly Population in Residential Care in the South Indian State of Andhra Pradesh
Marmamula, S., Ravuri, L.V., Boon, M.Y. and Khanna, R.C.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the spectacle coverage and spectacles used among the elderly population in residential care in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh
The spectacle coverage for refractive errors was higher among older individuals, men, and those with any education.
The unmet need for refractive errors was associated significantly with the level of education.
Spectacle coverage for refractive errors and presbyopia among elderly population in residential care was low.
Service delivery systems should be developed to reach the concerned elderly population in residential care.