Down syndrome. Clinical review of ocular features.

  title={Down syndrome. Clinical review of ocular features.},
  author={Anthony R Caputo and Rudolph S Wagner and Dustin Reynolds and Shao-dong Guo and Anil K. Goel},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  volume={28 8},
A total of 187 medical records of Down syndrome individuals over a 10-year period were reviewed retrospectively for strabismus, myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, nystagmus, cataract, glaucoma, and other significant eye findings. This study showed that a higher proportion of these individuals than reported in previous studies had strabismus (57%). Refractive errors of myopia (22.5%), hyperopia (20.9%) and astigmatism (22%) were common. The primary care physician needs to be aware of the specific… CONTINUE READING


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