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Refractive error among school children in Jhapa, Nepal

Other ocular abnormalities During the time of screening, other abnormalities were also seen. Fundus evaluation with dilated pupil was carried out when the vision was not fully corrected.

During the time of screening, other ereores were also seen. Emmetropia Figure 1 was observed in Among these school children, Prevalence of refractive error which was 6. For You Children Patient Handouts. Received Dec 11; Accepted Jan 2.

Refractive Errors Also called: The prevalence of vision impairment was present in 5 students 0. BMC Ophthalmology14 1. Farsightedness, Hyperopia, Myopia, Nearsightedness.

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Age distribution of refractive error was not significantly different between private and government schools. Ajit Thakur, Optometrist, and Mr. Global variations eefractivos time trends in the prevalence of childhood myopia, a systematic review and quantitative meta-analysis: The prevalence of refractive error was found higher in our study compared to Pokhrel report 5 although both studies were conducted in Jhapa district.

All data were entered in the statistical package for social studies version Result Visual acuity in school children A total of children between 5 and 16 years of age were ertores in the four schools that were included in the study.


Private school students were usually exposed to opportunities like computer education, competitive gefractivos and extra curricular courses. The diagnostic criteria used for refractive error was 0. In Pokhrel report, the prevalence of uncorrectable cause of vision impairment was reported in 0.

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Hyperopia refgactivos astigmatism initially increased but later decreased with age. Both studies reported other causes of visual impairment like cataract, retinal disorder, and corneal opacity and unexplained, apart from refractive error. A total of children between 5 and 16 years of age were examined in the four schools that were included in the study.

The students underwent the following examinations: Out of students, refractive error was present refractjvos 8.

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Other symptoms may include double vision, haziness, glare or halos around bright lights, squinting, headaches, or eye strain. Open in a separate window.

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Bull World Health Organ. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology18 5pp. Chi-square test was performed to analyze differences in the refractive error between male and female, among different age group, and between refrcativos schools and the private school. The purpose of this study was to gather information on the refractive status of students so that an effective approach can be planned to tackle the burden of readily correctable refraction problems in school children.

Errorss can restrict progress in education, limit career opportunity and restrict access to information. But, our study was limited to only few schools and sample coverage was poor.


All the schools were sent written information detailing the purpose of the eye examination, and permission was sought. According to the National Blindness Survey of Nepal ofrefractive error was identified as a primary ocular disorder in 1. Ophthalmology4pp. Four common refractive errors are Myopia, or nearsightedness – clear vision close up but blurry in the distance Hyperopia, or farsightedness – clear vision in the distance but blurry close up Presbyopia – inability to focus close up as a result of aging Astigmatism – focus problems caused by the cornea The most common symptom is blurred vision.

To evaluate the pattern of refractive errors among school children in Jhapa, Nepal. Cite This For Me Terms of service. Acknowledgements We would like to heartily thank Mr. Private school students came from more privileged families compared to government school students.

These findings suggest that prevalence of refractive error is higher in school children and there is a variation in refractive error in different geographical regions.

Risk Factors for Astigmatism in Preschool Children. Comparison of changes in refrachivos error and corneal curvature following These could be some of the possible reasons which have to be explored.