This document is prepared for use by anyone interested in developing a new, or improving an existing, children’s eye care facility. It aims to provide reasons why it is important to focus on childhood blindness, discusses World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, and continues with a description of how to create a tertiary care facility dedicated to preventing, and when they occur, diagnosing and treating eye disease in children. These activities represent an important part of the fight against childhood blindness.
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Manual developed for Orbis by Eugene M. Helveston, MD
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