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247 Research Papers
Spectacle Wear Among Children in a School-Based Program for Ready-Made vs Custom Made Spectacles in India. A Randomized Clinical Trial New

The purpose of this trial was to determine whether less expensive ready-made spectacles produce rates of spectacle wear at 3 to 4 months comparable to those of more expensive custom-made spectacles among eligible school-aged children. This noninferiority, double-masked, randomized clinical trial recruited children aged 11 to 15 years from January 12 through July 31, 2015, […]

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Published in 2009 Introduction: Children of the 21st century develop in an increasingly complex society due, in part, to the tremendous influx of information competing for their attention. This necessitates filters and barriers so that they are not overwhelmed by stimuli, yet openness and receptivity to the types of exposures associated with normal childhood development. […]

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A Better Vision for Development: Eyeglasses and Academic Performance in Rural Primary Schools in China New

Abstract: About 10% of primary school students in developing countries have poor vision, but very few of them wear glasses. Almost no research examines the impact of poor vision on school performance, and simple OLS estimates could be biased because studying harder may adversely affects one’s vision. This paper presents results from a randomized trial […]

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Motorist Vision Policy New

Public policy focusing on prevention has the potential to play a significant role in protecting the public’s health. The American Optometric Association believes that the human and economic costs associated with avoidable traffic crashes are amenable to public policy intervention. Link:

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Visual standards for driving in Europe New

This report presents a current summary of practice as to how visual standards are implemented for driving across European countries: It is clear that there are still many discrepancies across EU countries in the implementation of the Medical Annex of Directive 2009/113/EC on driving licenses with regard to visual standards for driving. There is currently […]

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