Studies and Reports About the Impact of Vision Health

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639 Research Papers
Risk Factors and Behaviours of Schoolchildren with Myopia in Taiwan New

Published in 2020 Key Highlights: This study investigated the risk factors for myopia and their influence on the progression of myopia in schoolchildren in Taiwan. Patients’ clinical records were obtained retrospectively from ophthalmologists. Questionnaires were given to collect demographic information, family background, hours spent on daily activities, myopia progression, and treatment methods.  From a regional […]

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A review on the epidemiology of myopia in school children worldwide New

Published in 2020 Key Highlights: Due to high prevalence myopia has gained importance in epidemiological studies. Children with early onset are at particular risk of complications associated with myopia, as progression over time might result in high myopia and myopic macular degeneration. Both genetic and environmental factors play a role in the increasing prevalence of […]

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Prevalence and impact of eye disease in an urban homeless and marginally housed population New

Published in 2020 Key Highlights: Homeless and marginally housed (HMH) populations have a higher prevalence of visual impairment than the general population. This study is the first to conduct a comprehensive ophthalmic examination using portable equipment at various homeless shelter locations in an urban population to identify objective ocular pathologies in a randomly selected sample. […]

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Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and cataract surgery coverage among forcibly displaced Myanmar Nationals (Rohingya refugees) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh New

Published in 2020 Key Highlights: The study aim is to determine the prevalence and causes of blindness, vision impairment and cataract surgery coverage among Rohingya refugees aged ≥ 50 years residing in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. A Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) methodology was used to select 76 clusters of 50 participants aged […]

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Electronic devices and myopic refraction among children aged 6-14 years in urban areas of Tianjin, China New

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to assess associations between different types of electronic devices, myopic refraction and ocular biometric parameters in children aged 6-14 years in urban areas of Tianjin, China. A school-based, cross-sectional study was performed on 566 children (302 boys and 264 girls). The children underwent a […]

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