Referral rates for a functional vision screening among a large cosmopolitan sample of Australian children.

@article{Junghans2002ReferralRF,
  title={Referral rates for a functional vision screening among a large cosmopolitan sample of Australian children.},
  author={Barbara M Junghans and Patricia Mary Kiely and David Crewther and Sheila Gillard Crewther},
  journal={Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={10-25}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of functional vision problems in a large unselected cosmopolitan population of primary school-age children and to investigate whether constant clinical criteria for functional vision problems would be implemented by the practitioners involved in the screening. Refractive errors, near point of convergence, stereopsis, strabismus, heterophoria and accommodative facility were assessed for 2697 children (3-12 years) of varying racial… CONTINUE READING

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