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BACKGROUND Due to its high prevalence and associated sight-threatening pathologies, myopia has emerged as a major health issue in East Asia. The purpose was to test the impact on myopia development of a school-based intervention program aimed at increasing the time student spent outdoors. METHODS A total of 3051 students of two primary (grades 1-5, aged(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the expression of apoptosis and cell proliferation molecules in pterygium tissues of Chinese patients. METHODS Thirty-three pterygia were surgically removed using the bare sclera procedure, and 23 normal bulbar conjunctivas were also obtained. Formalin-fixed, paraffin-wax-embedded tissues were analyzed by immunohistochemistry with anti-(More)
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