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OBJECTIVE To find the causes of amblyopia in patients 4 to 14 years old attending out patient Ophthalmology department of Khyber teaching Hospital Peshawar. METHODS In this prospective cohort hospital based study 200 children aged 4-14 years were studied over a period of 12 months from December 2005 to November 2006 in outpatient department of(More)
Background: Microbial keratitis is a potentially sight threatening disorder and the leading cause of monocular blindness worldwide. This study was conducted to find out the causes of microbial keratitis in our set up. Patients & Methods: It was a prospective study performed at Augenklinik, Khyber Medical Centre, Peshawar, from January 2007 to December 2009.(More)
Background: Refractive errors in children are one of the leading causes of preventable blindness. Prevalence of various refractive errors in children is alarming. The purpose of this study was to find the frequency of refractive errors, identify their types, and suggest guidelines for early diagnosis and treatment. Material & Methods: It was a descriptive(More)
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