A study on refractive errors among school children in Kolkata.

  title={A study on refractive errors among school children in Kolkata.},
  author={Angshuman Das and Himadri Dutta and Gautam Bhaduri and Ajay De Sarkar and Krishnendu Sarkar and Manas Bannerjee},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association},
  volume={105 4},
Childhood visual impairment due to refractive errors is a significant problem in school children and has a considerable impact on public health. To assess the magnitude of the problem the present study was undertaken among the school children aged 5 to 10 years in Kolkata. Detailed ophthalmological examination was carried out in the schools as well as in the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Kolkata. Among 2317 students examined, 582 (25.11%) were suffering from refractive errors, myopia… CONTINUE READING

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