Australian kids found to have low rate of visual impairment

Charters, Lynda; Robaei, Dana
September 2005
Ophthalmology Times;9/15/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p28
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Discusses the findings of a study conducted by Dana Robaei and colleagues, showing that Australian children have low prevalence of visual disorders. Study's findings that astigmatism and amblyopia are the primary causes of visual problems in the children; Analysis of the visual acuity of six-year children; Comparison of visual acuity between boys and girls; Percentage of children that have benefited from eyeglass for correcting astigmatism. INSET: Take-Home Message.


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