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324 Research Papers
Compliance of spectacle wear and its determinants among schoolchildren of Dhakhiliya region of Oman: A descriptive study New

Published in 2002 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of compliance of spectacle wear and some of its determinants among school children of Dhakhiliya region of Oman. The majority (71.6%) of students were using spectacles at the time of follow up. The compliance rate was 65.1% in boys and […]

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Refractive Error and Visual Functions in Children with Special Needs Compared with the First Grade School Students in Oman New

Published in 2010 Key Highlights: The study evaluated the refractive status and visual function of children with special needs (other handicap) in 2010 and compared them with healthy 1st grade school students in Oman. The prevalence of refractive error in 70 children (4.7 ± 0.8 years) with special needs (group 1) and 175 normal healthy […]

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Magnitude and determinants of refractive error in Omani school children New

Published in 2004 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to estimate the magnitude and determinants of refractive error in school children, a study was undertaken to review the school screening and refraction data. The prevalence of myopia was 4.1% (95% confidence interval [CI] 4.06-4.18). It was higher among female than male students. The […]

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Prevalence and causes of visual impairment among Saudi adults attending primary health care centers in northern Saudi Arabia New

Published in 2011 Key Highlights: The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of visual impairment, and identify its causes and associated factors among the adult population attending primary health care (PHC) centers in Aljouf province, in northern Saudi Arabia. The overall prevalence of visual impairment was 13.9% (95% CI: 11.4%-16.9%). The main […]

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Prevalence of refractive errors among pre-school children at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia New

Published in 2010 Key Highlights: The present study was undertaken to identify the prevalence and pattern of refractive errors among the school-entrant children at King Abdul Aziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh city – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Prevalence of different refractive errors were as follows; Myopia (2.5%, 95%CI1.7:3.3%), hyperopia (2.1%, 95%CI 1.3:2.9%), astigmatism (2.5%, 95%CI […]

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