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279 Research Papers
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 (VI) in a rural South Indian population. This was a population-based cross sectional study conducted among 4456 participants. Of the 489 (11%; 95% CI: 10.1-11.9) […]

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Unilateral Visual Impairment in Rural South India-Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study (APEDS) New

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to report the prevalence and causes of unilateral visual impairment (UVI) in rural population of all ages in rural Andhra Pradesh, India. This was a population-based cross sectional study conducted with 6634 participants after excluding those with bilateral VI. The prevalence of UVI was […]

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Spectacles Use in a Rural Population in the State of Telangana in South India New

Published in 2017 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and patterns of spectacles use among those aged ≥40 years in the South Indian state of Telangana. This was a population-based, cross-sectional study conducted with 6150 people from 123 clusters in the two districts of Telangana state. The prevalence of […]

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Spectacle Compliance among Adolescents: A Qualitative Study from Southern India New

Published in 2017 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of adolescents and their parents about spectacle compliance of adolescents in Southern India. This study used a qualitative research design, and 3 focus group discussions were conducted with parents and adolescents studying in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Physical barriers to spectacle […]

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Refractive Error and Vision-Related Quality of Life in South Indian Children New

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to understand the vision-related quality of life (QoL) of schoolchildren with uncorrected refractive error (URE). This study used a qualitative research design and homogeneous sampling method to select participants. Children with URE expressed that their parents do not believe them when they complain about […]

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