Research

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Studies and Reports About the Impact of Vision Health

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484 Research Papers
Age of onset of myopia predicts risk of high myopia in later childhood in myopic Singapore children New

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of age of myopia onset on the severity of myopia later in life among myopic children. In this prospective study, school children aged 7-9 years from the Singapore Cohort Of the Risk factors for Myopia (SCORM) were followed up till 11 years […]

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Six Year Refractive Change among White Children and Young Adults: Evidence for Significant Increase in Myopia among White UK Children New

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The  objective of this study is to determine six-year spherical refractive error change among white children and young adults in the UK and evaluate differences in refractive profiles between contemporary Australian children and historical UK data. The Northern Ireland Childhood Errors of Refraction (NICER) study Phase 1 examined 1068 children […]

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Refractive error and visual impairment in Ireland schoolchildren New

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to report refractive error prevalence and visual impairment in Ireland schoolchildren. It examined 1626 participants (881 boys, 745 girls) in two age groups, 6–7 years (728) and 12–13 years (898), in Ireland between June 2016 and January 2018. Participating schools were selected by stratified […]

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Refractive error and visual impairment in school children in Northern Ireland New

Published in 2010 Key Highlights: The study aims at describing the prevalence of refractive error (myopia and hyperopia) and visual impairment in a representative sample of white school children. This is a population-based cross-sectional study, examined 661 white 12–13-year-old and 392 white 6–7-year-old children between 2006 and 2008. This study is the first to provide […]

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Outdoor Activity during Class Recess Reduces Myopia Onset and Progression in School Children New

Published in 2013 Key highlights: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of outdoor activity during class recess on myopia changes among elementary school students in a suburban area of Taiwan. Elementary school students 7 to 11 years of age recruited from 2 nearby schools located in a suburban area of southern […]

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