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REFRACTIVE ERRORS IN SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN - DATA FROM A SCHOOL SCREENING SURVEY PROGRAMME

@article{Singh2013REFRACTIVEEI,
  title={REFRACTIVE ERRORS IN SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN - DATA FROM A SCHOOL SCREENING SURVEY PROGRAMME},
  author={H. Singh and Vedangana Saini and A. Yadav and B. Soni},
  journal={National journal of community medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={137-140}
}
  • H. Singh, Vedangana Saini, +4 authors B. Soni
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • National journal of community medicine
  • Background: The prevalence of blindness in children ranges from approximately 0.3/1000 children in affluent regions to 1.5/1000 in the poorest communities. the importance of early detection and treatment of ocular diseases and visual impairment in young is obvious. Aim and objective - The basic aim of this study was to assess the status of refractive errors in school going children through school screening program. Method: the study was done on students aged 05 years to 15 years, selected… CONTINUE READING
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