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Vision Specific Quality of Life of Pediatric Contact Lens Wearers,” Optometry and Vision Science

PURPOSE: Several studies have shown that children are capable of wearing and caring for contact lenses, but it is not known whether the benefits outweigh the risks associated with contact...

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Vision impairment and handicap: The RVIB Employment Survey

KEY POINTS Participants were interviewed for the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind Employment Survey, and asked to self-report whether totally blind or not (vision impaired). The research revealed that...

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Evaluation of the Performance of Photochromic Spectacle Lenses in Children and Adolescents Aged 10 to 15 Years

Background: To compare the performance of clear and photochromic spectacle lenses in children and adolescents, with respect to visual acuity and satisfaction with day-to-day activities. Methods: Fifty full-time spectacle wearers,...

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A Population-Based Assessment of Presbyopia in the State of Andhra Pradesh, South India: The Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study

Key Highlights: The age-, gender- and area- adjusted prevalence of presbyopia was 55.3%. 3% of the subjects with presbyopia and not using spectacles had moderate to severe difficulty in reading...

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Visual impairment and spectacles ownership among upper secondary school students in northwestern China

Published in 2020 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of visual impairment and spectacles ownership among academic and vocational upper secondary school students in...

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Increasing Prevalence of Myopia in Europe and the Impact of Education

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to investigate whether myopia is becoming more common across Europe and explore whether increasing education levels, an important environmental...

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Prevalence of Refractive Error in the United States, 1999-2004

Published in 2008 Key Highlights: The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence of refractive error in the United States. The study used the 1999-2004 National Health and...

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Road Safety in the Americas

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: This report is a Road Safety report for the Latin America region and does not focus on vision. The Vision Impact Institute is working with...

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Prevalence of refractive errors in pre-school and school children of Debark and Kola Diba towns, North-western Ethiopia

Published in 2003 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of visual impairment due to refractive errors in pre-school and school children in Ethopia. This...

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Utilization of Eye Care Services among Those with Unilateral Visual Impairment In Rural South India: Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study (APEDS)

Published in 2017. Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to report on the utilization of eye care services and its associated factors among those with unilateral visual impairment...

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