Studies and Reports About the Impact of Vision Health

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159 Research Papers
The Association between Near Work Activities and Myopia in Children-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis New

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: Myopia has a multifactorial etiology, although environmental factors are predominant in determining its current patterns. Currently, associations between near work activities and myopia have not been consistently observed. Therefore,  a systematic review was performed to quantify the effect of near work activities on myopia in children. Relevant articles published between […]

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Dose-Response Relationship of Outdoor Exposure and Myopia Indicators: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Various Research Methods New

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: Myopia in children has dramatically increased worldwide. A systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to evaluate the effects of outdoor light exposure on myopia. According to research data from 13 studies of 15,081 children aged 4-14 at baseline, outdoor light exposure significantly reduced myopia incidence/prevalence (odds ratio [OR] = 0.85, […]

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Association between parental myopia and the risk of myopia in a child

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: The association between parental myopia and a child’s risk of developing the condition is not well understood. Therefore, the present study conducted a meta-analysis of the results of observational studies in order to investigate the association between myopia in parents and their child’s risk of developing the condition. The present […]

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Age of onset of myopia predicts risk of high myopia in later childhood in myopic Singapore children

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

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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