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|Institution||Indigenous Eye Health Unit, The University of Melbourne|
This report details the findings of the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey which was conducted in 2008 to define:
The survey was designed to plan and prioritise the effective delivery of eye care for Indigenous people. Overall 2,883 Indigenous people were examined. The report records the extent of eye health problems such as refractive error, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, blindness and trachoma.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Launched in 2009, the National Indigenous eye health survey (NIEHS) reports on the prevalence and causes of vision impairment, utilisation of eye care services, barriers to health and the impact of vision impairment in the Indigenous population.
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