Astigmatism in preschool children in Taiwan.

@article{Lai2010AstigmatismIP,
  title={Astigmatism in preschool children in Taiwan.},
  author={Yu-Hung Lai and Hsin-Tien Hsu and Hwei-Zu Wang and Cheng-Hsien Chang and Shun-Jen Chang},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          150-4
        }
}
PURPOSE To elucidate the prevalence of astigmatism and its corneal component, the association between the amount of astigmatism and its axis, and the association between the axis of astigmatism and body mass index (BMI) in Taiwanese preschool children. METHODS In this population-based study we analyzed 2 data sets, one obtained by retrospective review of vision-screening data and another obtained in a prospective observational study. Each study collected data for age, sex, and refraction… CONTINUE READING

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