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TIRADO MARTINEZ, Oslay Mijail; HERNANDEZ PEREZ, Arianna; RIVAS CANINO, María del Carmen and LINARES GUERRA, Marilyn. Blindness from the viewpoint of the studies of Science-Tencnology-Society. Rev Hum Med [online]. 2011, vol.11, n.3, pp. 413-432. ISSN 1727-8120.
The development of science has lead to a society of risk, which demands more commitment to people in need. Despite the progress of ophthalmological technologies, the number of patients suffering blindness continues to be alarming. The article deals with health aspects related to blindness around the world, from the viewpoint of the studies of science-technology-society.
Keywords : CEGUERA; BAJA VISION; EPIDEMIOLOGÍA; ECONOMÍA; ÉTICA MÉDICA; BLINDNESS; VISION, LOW; EPIDEMIOLOGY; ECONOMICS; ETHICS, MEDICAL.