Ophthalmology-Statistics


Statistical Data


Country

No. of Ophthalmologists

Rate of Blindness per 1,000 population

(%)

Percent of Ophthalmologists Performing Cataracts Surgery
 %

Estimated No. of Cataracts Surgeries Per year

Algeria   800 25 85 15,000
Bahrain   n/a - - -
Comoros   na/ - - -
Djibouti   n/a - - -
Egypt   n/a - - -
Iraq   n/a - - -
Jordan   160 - - 5,000
Kuwait   n/a - - -
Lebanon   n/a - - -
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya  n/a - - -
Mauritania   - - - -

Morocco

508 - 100 10-15,000
Oman   n/a - - -
Palestine n/a - - -
Qatar   n/a - - -
Saudi Arabia   620 - 35 15-18,000
Somalia   n/a - - -
Sudan   n/a - - -
Syrian Arab Republic   600 - 95 15-18,000
Tunisia   n/a - - -
United Arab Emirates   170 - - -
Yemen   n/a - - -

                Source: International Council of Ophthalmology

   

 

 

 
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