Iran, Islamic Republic of

GBD super region:   North Africa and Middle East
GBD region:   North Africa and Middle East
Population:   83,992,953
Year Last Reported
No. of ophthalmologists
1,700 2015
Ophthalmologists per million
21.5 2015
No. of optometrists
2,600 2019
Optometrists per million
31 2019
No. of allied ophthalmic personnel
9,000 2015
Allied ophthalmic personnel per million
115 2015

Indicator data provided by the International Agency for The Prevention of Blindness. Visit the IAPB Vision Atlas for more information about eye health in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Surveys in this country

Year End
RAAB Version
DR module
Sample Size
Gilan - 2014 RAAB5 Yes 2975 View
Kurdistan - 2014 RAAB5 Yes 3465 View
Tehran Varamin 2009 RAAB5 No 3000 View