24.01.2012 29.Tewet. 5772 Jom Kippur Katan
According to the study, in 1999, 33.8 out of every 100,000 Israelis were legally blind. By 2008, that figure had fallen to 16.6; study finds similar declines in most of the causes of blindness.
Blindness in Israel declined by 51 percent over a decade as new treatments came online and private medical care became more available, a study at Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer shows.
At Israel's health maintenance organizations, private care is often available to patients with supplemental coverage….