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|Title||PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF CATARACT PREVALENCE IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL|
|Authors||Alekhya Pabba, Manjusha Vanna|
Cataract comprise an important health issue and leading cause of blindness in developing countries. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of cataract by conducting prospective review of patient records in ophthalmology department in Malla reddy hospital, Hyderabad during one year period. Majority of cases were observed in age group between 40 to 60 years (55%). Prevalence of cataract was 62.28 cases per 1225 hospitalizations in ophthalmology department.