Ophthalmologic screening of deaf students in Oregon.

@article{Brinks2001OphthalmologicSO,
  title={Ophthalmologic screening of deaf students in Oregon.},
  author={M V Brinks and William H. Murphey and Wes Cardwell and Maurine Otos and Richard G. Weleber},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          11-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the frequency of Usher's syndrome and other ocular disease in students receiving special education services for the deaf in Oregon and to assess the amount of existing ophthalmologic surveillance of this population. A special emphasis was placed on screening for Usher's syndrome. METHODS From 1980-1990, a prospective two-center visual screening program of 231 deaf students in schools throughout Oregon was conducted using an ophthalmic questionnaire, complete eye… CONTINUE READING
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