Saleh Al Harby

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Visual functions of children with hearing disability were evaluated in a school of Muscat, Oman in 2006. Two hundred and twenty-three children were tested for near vision, distant vision, contrast sensitivity, color vision, field of vision, motion perception and crowding. Profound and severe hearing loss was noted in 161 and 63 students respectively.(More)
A study of fresh scaphoid fractures, treated at King Khalid University Hospital between 1983 to 1990, is presented. In a study of 45 patients, there were 43 males (95.5%) and two females (4.5%). Twenty-five patients (55.5%) had fractures on the right side and twenty (44.5%) on the left side. Six patients (13.3%) had fractures in the proximal third,(More)
BACKGROUND Oman aims to achieve "Elimination of Blinding Trachoma" by 2010. For accreditation purposes, a trachoma survey was conducted in Oman in 2005, targeting children younger than five years. It was conducted in twenty wilayats (districts) of three trachoma endemic regions. The Omani children were surveyed at health institutions during a 'Polio(More)
We carried out a retrospective analytical study of 3525 bilaterally blind people registered in Oman to the end of 2000. We described the examination method, maintenance of the register and analysis of data. Lists of different categories of blind people were distributed to various organizations for management and rehabilitation purposes. The role of the(More)
BACKGROUND A community based survey for Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT) was conducted in the high (TT >5% in 1997) and meso endemic areas (TT 1% to 5% in 1997) of Oman during 2008-09. METHODS Investigators examined Omanis 40 age years and older from randomly selected villages. Eyes were examined for TT and vision. The medical history of surgery and advice(More)
Oman is at the threshold of eliminating blinding trachoma. We conducted a community-based survey in 2009-10 to study the association of trachomatous trichiasis (TT) status with visual acuity and blindness among the Omani population aged 40+ years. A total of 8191 eyes were examined and participants' demographic data were collected. TT was absent in 7890(More)
PURPOSE In 1989, World Health Organization consultant operated on trachomatous trichiasis (TT) cases in Dhakhiliya region of Oman. We evaluated their current ocular status. DESIGN This was an historic cohort study. METHODS This study was conducted in an in-house setting. Ninety-one patients with TT who underwent operation by the bilamellar tarsal(More)
BACKGROUND Eye screening and refractive services to students are part of a school health initiative in Oman. We evaluated the impact of the compliance of spectacle wear on the vision related quality of life (VFQ) among 12-13 years old and 15-16 years old Omani students with refractive error. MATERIALS AND METHODS This historical cohort study was conducted(More)
OBJECTIVE We present the outcomes of knowledge of diabetes and associated ocular complications among personnel comprising the eye care team in Oman. MATERIALS AND METHODS A closed ended questionnaire was administered during November 2008 and November 2009 to eye care team members in six regions of Oman, where trainings were held. All participants of these(More)
BACKGROUND Our aim was to determine risk factors for myopia in students of 10th grade of eight regions of Oman. METHODS This was a case control study. Students of 10th grade with and without myopia were cases and controls respectively. In 2002 to 2003, their vision, refractive status, and physical measurements were recorded. The health records of all(More)