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379 Research Papers
Increasing Prevalence of Myopia in Europe and the Impact of Education New

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 risk factor for myopia, might explain any temporal trend. Refractive data were available for 61 946 participants from 15 population-based studies performed between 1990 and […]

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Impact of visual acuity on developing literacy at age 4–5 years: a cohort-nested cross-sectional study New

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: The objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of poor vision in children aged 4–5 years and determine the impact of visual acuity on literacy. This is a cross-sectional study linking clinical, epidemiological and education data conducted in schools located in the city of Bradford, UK. Prevalence was determined […]

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Vision and academic performance in primary school children New

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: Vision is considered important for academic performance in children; however, the evidence in this area tends to be inconsistent and inconclusive. This study explored the association between vision function and visual information processing measures and standardised academic achievement scores in Grade 3 Australian children. Participants included 108 Grade 3 primary […]

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Vision, visual-information processing, and academic performance among seventh-grade schoolchildren: a more significant relationship than we thought? New

Published in 2005 Key Highlights: The objective of this study was to o compare visual and visual-information processing skills between children with and without mild reading and academic problems and examine the incidence of visual deficits among them. Seventy-one seventh graders classified as proficient (n = 46) and nonproficient (n = 25) readers were compared […]

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Ametropia, preschoolers cognitive abilities, and effects of spectacle correction New

Published in 2008 Key Highlights: The objective of this study was to examine cognitive abilities of low-income preschoolers with uncorrected ametropia and effects of spectacle correction. Baseline and 6-week data from a longitudinal controlled study were analyzed. Subjects were 70 preschoolers (mean age, 4.6 years; 60.0% were female; and 85.7% were Latino), including 35 children […]

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