Studies and Reports About the Impact of Vision Health

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90 Research Papers
Prevalence of uncorrected refractive errors among school-age children in the School District of Philadelphia New

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and severity of uncorrected refractive errors in school-age children attending Philadelphia public schools. The Wills Eye Vision Screening Program for Children is a community-based pediatric vision screening program designed to detect and correct refractive errors and refer those with nonrefractive eye diseases […]

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Treatment of Uncorrected Refractive Error Improves Vision-Specific Quality of Life New

Published in 2006 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the benefit of eyeglasses and magnifiers in elderly patients in Los Angeles County, California with uncorrected refractive errors. A single-center, randomized, prospective, controlled trial (September 2001 to August 2003). One hundred thirty-one community-dwelling persons aged 65 and older who had habitual distance […]

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Eliminating Poor Vision in a Generation. What Will It Take To Eliminate Uncorrected Refractive Errors by 2050?

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: This is an Essilor report with contributions from different partners that seeks to define the scale of the vision care crisis, as it relates to uncorrected refractive errors, over the next 30 years and proposes key priorities, actions and investment needed to sustainably address it. The report provides an evidence […]

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The Prevalence of Uncorrected Refractive Errors in Adolescents Incarcerated in a Youth Detention Center

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to determine the number of residents requiring corrective lenses in a youth detention center for juveniles from 12 to 18 years old over a 2-year period. A greater number of adolescents incarcerated for criminal activity in a detention center had uncorrected refractive errors (34.87 %) as […]

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Influence of uncorrected refractive error and unmet refractive error on visual impairment in a Brazilian population

Published in 2014 Key Highlights: The purpose of the present study is to determine the reversal of visual impairment and blindness in the population correcting RE and possible associations between RE and individual characteristics. A cross-sectional study was conducted in nine counties of the western region of state of São Paulo, using systematic and random […]

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