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Couching in pediatric patients in Nigeria: Report of a medical socioeconomic dilemma in a developing country


 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

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DS Ademola-Popoola,
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/tjo.tjo_79_19

Couching in Nigeria is a well-documented treatment for cataracts among adult population, especially in the northern part of the country. Couching option among the pediatric age group is extremely rare, and its evolvement may be a pointer to deteriorating eye care in the country.


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