Prevalence of myopia and hyperopia among urban and rural schoolchildren in Poland.

@article{Czepita2008PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of myopia and hyperopia among urban and rural schoolchildren in Poland.},
  author={Damian Czepita and Artur Mojsa and Maria Zejmo},
  journal={Annales Academiae Medicae Stetinensis},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
INTRODUCTION Myopia and hyperopia have a significant clinical meaning as they can be the cause of low visual acuity or even blindness. Therefore, there is a high demand for all clinical investigations regarding the development of the eye and the creation of refractive errors. Nevertheless, not many papers have been published around the world which compared the prevalence of myopia as well as hyperopia among metropolitan and provincial schoolchildren. Whereas, in Poland there was not a single… CONTINUE READING

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