Published in 2013.
- The purpose of this study was to assess the psychosocial aspects of refractive error and effectiveness of health education in addressing spectacle use related stigma in high-school students of rural India.
- A cross sectional study was conducted with 255 high school students from a school near Bhopal.
- Most respondents indicated nutritional deficiency (68%) and bad eye care (56%) as the common reasons for low vision.
- Health education played a significant role in addressing spectacle use related stigmas among students of rural India
To view the study, click here: A Study to Assess the Psychosocial Aspects of Refractive Errors and Effectiveness of Health Education.