Refractive error and visual impairment in school children in Northern Ireland

Lisa O'Donoghue, Julie F. McClelland, Nicola Logan, Alicja R. Rudnicka, Christopher G Owen, Kathryn J. Saunders

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Abstract

To describe the prevalence of refractive error (myopia and hyperopia) and visual impairment in a representative sample of white school children.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1155-1159
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume94
Issue number9
Early online date6 Mar 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010

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Hyperopia
Northern Ireland
Refractive Errors
Vision Disorders
Myopia

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© 2010, Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://group.bmj.com/group/rights-licensing/permissions.

Keywords

  • child
  • European continental ancestry group
  • eyeglasses
  • female
  • humans
  • hyperopia
  • male
  • myopia
  • Northern Ireland
  • patient compliance
  • prevalence
  • socioeconomic factors
  • vision disorders
  • visual acuity

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O'Donoghue, L., McClelland, J. F., Logan, N., Rudnicka, A. R., Owen, C. G., & Saunders, K. J. (2010). Refractive error and visual impairment in school children in Northern Ireland. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 94(9), 1155-1159. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjo.2009.176040
O'Donoghue, Lisa ; McClelland, Julie F. ; Logan, Nicola ; Rudnicka, Alicja R. ; Owen, Christopher G ; Saunders, Kathryn J. / Refractive error and visual impairment in school children in Northern Ireland. In: British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2010 ; Vol. 94, No. 9. pp. 1155-1159.
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