Prevalence of corneal astigmatism in Tohono O'odham Native American children 6 months to 8 years of age.

@article{Harvey2011PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of corneal astigmatism in Tohono O'odham Native American children 6 months to 8 years of age.},
  author={Erin M Harvey and Velma Dobson and Joseph M. Miller and Jim T Schwiegerling and Candice E. Clifford-Donaldson and Tina K Green and Dawn H Messer},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={4350-5}
}
PURPOSE To describe the prevalence of corneal astigmatism in infants and young children who are members of a Native American tribe with a high prevalence of refractive astigmatism. METHODS The prevalence of corneal astigmatism was assessed by obtaining infant keratometer (IK4) measurements from 1235 Tohono O'odham children, aged 6 months to 8 years. RESULTS The prevalence of corneal astigmatism >2.00 D was lower in the 1- to <2-year-old age group when compared with all other age groups… CONTINUE READING

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