Spectrum of visual impairment among urban female school students of Surat

@inproceedings{Basu2011SpectrumOV,
  title={Spectrum of visual impairment among urban female school students of Surat},
  author={Mausumi Basu and Palash Das and Ranabir Pal and Sumit Kar and Vikas K. Desai and Abhay B Kavishwar},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011}
}
AIM Eye morbidities with or without symptoms delineate a significant morbidity among adolescent schoolgirls in India. The study was undertaken to assess the extent of visual impairment and ocular morbidity to identify influencing factors and the impact on scholastic performance. MATERIALS AND METHODS A population-based cross-sectional study was undertaken among 3002 urban girl students of Surat in Gujarat, India. Overall prevalence of refractive error was found to be 15.22%; myopia affected… CONTINUE READING

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