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[Visual screening in 3- to 5-year-old preschool children: Maternal and Infant Welfare evaluation program in the Hauts-de-Seine district, France].

@article{Bois2007VisualSI,
  title={[Visual screening in 3- to 5-year-old preschool children: Maternal and Infant Welfare evaluation program in the Hauts-de-Seine district, France].},
  author={C. Bois and M. Binot and F. Jonqua and G. Guillemot and D. Br{\'e}mond-Gignac},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          570-6
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Prevalence of visual impairment is estimated at 15% at the age of 5 years. Early visual screening is essential to prevent the risk of amblyopia and treat strabismus. The Maternal and Infant Welfare department of the Hauts-de-Seine district (France) organized a systematic visual screening during a routine health check-up in 3- to 4-year-old preschool children. In this population, 4% of children were wearing corrected lenses before check-up and 12% of children were referred to an… Expand
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