Remote Indigenous Australians with cataracts: they are blind and still can’t see

Susan M Wearne
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (6): 353-356.
  • Susan M Wearne

  • Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, NT.


I want to thank Sarah Ford, research assistant, who assisted with the literature search. Vanessa Davis, a senior Arrernte woman, also contributed to this work until ill health forced her to leave the research team. My views have also been shaped by Juanita Sherwood and Tania Edwards, Indigenous academics, and the Indigenous Advisory Committee members: Terry Braun, Raymond Doolan, Yvonne Pepperill, Heather Rosas, and Ricky Tilmouth.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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