Refractive error and visual impairment in school children in Northern Ireland


To describe the prevalence of refractive error (myopia and hyperopia) and visual impairment in a representative sample of white school children.

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Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG)
College of Health & Life Sciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Vision, Hearing and Language
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Uncontrolled Keywords: child,European continental ancestry group,eyeglasses,female,humans,hyperopia,male,myopia,Northern Ireland,patient compliance,prevalence,socioeconomic factors,vision disorders,visual acuity,Ophthalmology,Sensory Systems,Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Publication ISSN: 1468-2079
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:08
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2012 08:47
Full Text Link: https://hal.arc ... fr/hal-00557358
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2010-09
Published Online Date: 2010-03-06
Authors: O'Donoghue, Lisa
McClelland, Julie F.
Logan, Nicola (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0538-9516)
Rudnicka, Alicja R.
Owen, Christopher G
Saunders, Kathryn J.



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