Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional study.

@article{Shrestha2006OcularMA,
  title={Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional study.},
  author={Rajesh Kishor Shrestha and Mahesh Raj Joshi and Rabindra Ghising and Pooja Pradhan and Suraj Shakya and Aparna Rizyal},
  journal={Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={43-6}
}
A prospective cross sectional study of students of two private schools was done and students were screened in detail. A total of 1816 students aged 5 to 16 years were evaluated, out of which 52.8% were males and 47.2 % were females. Among the total, 65.8% had no ocular abnormalities and 34.2% had some form of ocular disorders. Refractive error was the commonest problem seen accounting for 21.9% out of total, followed by infective disorders, which accounted for 7.2%, 3.5% of them were noted to… CONTINUE READING

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