Advances in Gerontology

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 352–354 | Cite as

Analysis of Indicators of Primary and Repeated Disability due to Eye Diseases in People of Retirement Age in the Russian Federation and in Moscow

  • M. G. NazarianEmail author
  • O. Yu. Vertash


This paper analyzes the dynamics of primary and secondary disability due to eye diseases in people of retirement age in the Russian Federation and Moscow for the period 2007–2016. The main medical and social indicators in disabled people of retirement age are defined. A comparative analysis of primary and repeated disability in the Russian Federation and Moscow is performed.


primary disability repeated disability eye diseases structure of disability level of disability 



The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. This article does not contain any studies involving animals or human participants performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Federal Bureau of Medical and Social ExpertiseMoscowRussia

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