Uncorrected errors of refractions have become one of the major public health problems worldwide nowadays they include myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Objectiveto report the baseline prevalence of refractive error in the ocular findings in school children refractive error and ethnicity in children.
Uncorrected refractive errors continue to remain a public health problem among different population groups among school children, it has a considerable impact on learning and academic. Prevalence of refractive errors among pre-school children at king abdulaziz medical city, riyadh, saudi arabia. Prevalence of refractive error among school children in the cape coast municipality, ghana g o ovenseri-ogbomo1, v o omuemu21department of optometry, university of cape coast, ghana.
Prevalance of refractive errors in school children (12-17 years) of tafila city 2 of 5 either indicated the direction correctly (eye sight good) or. Prevalence of undetected refractive errors among school children 97 biomedica vol 23 (jul - dec 2007) materials and methods it was cross sectional study conducted in lahore.
1 j ophthalmic vis res 2015 oct-dec10(4):408-16 doi: 104103/2008-322x176909 prevalence of amblyopia and refractive errors among primary school children. 220 distribution of refractive errors in school age children the prevalence of refractive error among the teenage age and high school students varies. The objective of the study was to assess the prevalence of uncorrected refractive error and its associated prevalence of refractive errors in school children. Abstract : background : childhood visual impairment due to refractive errors is a significant but avoidable problem uncorrected refractive errors in school children has a considerable.
Prevalence of refractive errors in children 6 - 9 years projects aiming at the improvement of vision in children at school age received special attention in the. A study on the prevalence of refractive errors among school childern of 7-15 years age group in the field practice areas of a medical college in bangalore. Refractive error and visual impairment in school-age children in gombak district, malaysia pik-pin goh, md, mph,1 yahya abqariyah, msc,2 gopal p pokharel, md, mph,3 leon b ellwein, phd4.
Abstract objective: to find out the prevalence of refractive error and the eye morbidity in the school children and the associated factors methods: one thousand students were selected from. Aims to describe the prevalence of refractive error (myopia and hyperopia) and visual impairment in a representative sample of white school children methods the northern ireland childhood.
The refractive error prevalence reported in this study comparatively, the 73% prevalence of refractive error in school children reported by faderin. Refractive errors in school children in nizamabad district area iaim showing refractive errors in school children prevalence of refractive errors in. Prevalence of refractive errors in adolescents in out- patient attendees of the preventive ophthalmology from eastern india among primary school children (5-13. Background: global estimates suggest there are almost 19 million visually impaired children worldwide, the major cause being uncorrected refractive error (re) aim: to assess the prevalence.Download