Srijana Adhikari

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BACKGROUND Nepal Pediatric Ocular Diseases Study is a three year longitudinal population based study. Here we present the baseline survey report which aims to investigate various risk factors associated with childhood ocular morbidity and blindness in three ecological regions of Nepal. METHOD This baseline survey is a population based cross sectional(More)
Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) includes a spectrum of malformations primarily involving structures derived from the first and second branchial arches. Patients with hemifacial microsomia and epibulbar dermoids are said to have Goldenhar syndrome (GHS). Four-month-old boy with whitish pupillary reflex presented with the features of GHS in pediatric(More)
PURPOSE To study the causes of blindness and visual impairment in children in three ecologically diverse regions of Nepal. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a baseline survey report of a 3-year longitudinal population-based study. One district each from the three ecological regions - Terai, Hills, and Mountains - was selected for the study. Village(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to assess the magnitude and determinants of refractive error among school children of Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts in Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. MATERIALS AND METHODS A descriptive study was carried out in 2003 in four schools; two in each district. A detailed ocular examination was conducted of all children(More)
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