Nita Odedra

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PURPOSE Screening school students for refractive errors is a component of many primary eye care programs. In 2004 a trial of two approaches of spectacle-delivery to Tanzanian secondary school students found that only one third of students were using their spectacles at three months. Barriers to spectacle use were investigated using questionnaires and focus(More)
AIMS To analyse the incidence of glaucoma in children undergoing cataract surgery and determine whether early surgery is associated with increased risk of glaucoma. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all children aged 14 years or less who had surgery for congenital or developmental cataract at one unit over the last 20 years. The children were(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform the first randomized controlled trial comparing soft contact lens (SCL) with rigid gas-permeable lens (RGPL) wearing in infantile nystagmus (IN), using spectacle wear as a baseline. DESIGN Randomized, controlled cross-over trial with an intention-to-treat design. PARTICIPANTS AND CONTROLS A total of 24 participants with IN (12(More)
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