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Impact of the Severity of Distance and Near-Vision Impairment on Depression and Vision-Specific Quality of Life in Older People Living in Residential Care

PURPOSE. To determine the relationship between the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on vision-specific quality of life (QoL) and depression in residential care residents. METHODS. Residents from three low-level...

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Amblyopia and Quality of Life: A Systematic Review

KEY FINDINGS: Amblyopia is a common condition, which can affect up to 5% of the general population. The study populations included children with the condition, parents of children with amblyopia,...

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Prevalence of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism in non-Hispanic white and Asian children: multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study

Published in 2013 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to determine the age-, gender-, and ethnicity-specific prevalence of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism in non-Hispanic white (NHW) and Asian...

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Prevalence of visual impairment and refractive errors in an urban area of Mexico

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: The study aims at determining the distribution of refractive errors in a school-age population in Quintana Roo (Mexico) in the framework of an international cooperation...

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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016 Key points: The ability to see deeply affects how human beings perceive and interpret the world around them. For most people, eyesight is part of everyday communication,...

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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multidisciplinary committee to “examine the core principles and public health strategies to reduce visual impairment and promote...

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Attitudes of Students, Parents and Teachers Toward Glasses Use in Rural China

KEY POINTS Researchers sought to understand why myopic children in rural China aren’t wearing glasses. Parents, teachers and the children in three focus groups reported that glasses purchase and wear...

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An Investigation of Vision Problems and the Vision Care System in Rural China

Key Highlights: This study examines the prevalence of vision problems and the accessibility to and quality of vision care in rural China. Approximately 33% of the rural population surveyed self-reported...

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IMI – Myopia Control Reports Overview and Introduction

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: With the growing prevalence of myopia, already at epidemic levels in some countries, there is an urgent need for new management approaches. However, with the...

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The Association between Near Work Activities and Myopia in Children-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: Myopia has a multifactorial etiology, although environmental factors are predominant in determining its current patterns. Currently, associations between near work activities and myopia have not...

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