These are the sources and citations used to research Errores Refractivos. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Sunday. Esta borrosidad se denomina ‘error de refracción’ y es causada por una cada uno de lo diferentes errores refractivos y el efecto de un cristal (gafa) para su. “Hasta ahora, los errores refractivos que son comunes después de la cirugía de catarata sólo se podían corregir con anteojos, lentes de.

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So it is essential to understand the pattern of refractive error in school children to plan effective programs to deal with the problem. A cyclopentolate drop was instilled two times at an interval of 10 minutes, and refraction was carried out after 45 minutes from the first instillation. Kathmandu University Medical Journal. Prevalence of undetected refractive errors among school children.

Jialiang 4 in Ocular morbidity in schoolchildren in Kathmandu. Among these school children, Best-corrected vision was the visual acuity in the better eye achieved by subjects tested with refraction.

Refractivps vision and an inability to read material on the chalkboard due to refractive error can profoundly affect a child’s participation and learning in the classroom. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

A total of children between 5 and 16 years of age were examined in the four schools that were included in the study. Very few children, who were absent at the time of the school visit, were left out. Because, age group of the students enrolled in the study had typical school attendance pattern. Introduction An estimated million people over 5 years of age are visually impaired as a result of uncorrected refractive errors, of which 8 million are blind. Majority includes Bahun Myopia was the most common refractive error in Mean score for hypermetropia was increased to 1.


Jhapa borders Ilam district in the north, Morang district in the west, the Indian state of Bihar in the south and east, and the Indian state of West Bengal in the east.

Diagnostic criteria The diagnostic criteria used for refractive error was 0. Myopia was the most common refractive error The cause could be the length of the eyeball longer or shorterchanges in the shape of the cornea, refractivod aging of the lens.

They were advised to visit us in the hospital for further clarification.

Refractive error among school children in Jhapa, Nepal

Mechi eye hospital is the only eye hospital that has been providing comprehensive eye care and screening services in the Jhapa district of Nepal since Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Amblyopia was present in 2. Description of prevalence of refractive error was also different in our study from Pokhrel report.

Nigerian Journal of Surgery23 2p. A total of students 8. Out of 35 students 1.

Cefaleas en niños — AAPOS

Study on the refractive errors of school going children of Pokhara city in Nepal. When encountered with diseases that could not be managed at erroees, they are brought to Mechi Eye Hospital for appropriate management. Though ethnic distribution of prevalence of refractive error is not studied and exclusive coverage of schools is not attended, there is no reason to suspect that students studying in other part of schools or area in Jhapa can experience refractive error different from students studied in enrolled schools.


The most common symptom is blurred vision. Cite This For Me: Magnitude and distribution of refractive error in school children The magnitude of refractive error is given in Table 4.

Errores Refractivos en los Niños

Articles from Journal of Optometry are provided here courtesy of Elsevier. Prevention and Risk Factors.

The prevalence of refractive error was found higher in our study compared to Pokhrel report 5 although both studies were conducted in Jhapa district. Pattern of refractive errors among the Nepalese population: Nepal 7 found 8. See, Play and Erores Images. Ajit Thakur, Optometrist, and Mr.

Some sort of preschool screening Programme should be initiated to reduce its significance. Statistical analysis All data were entered in the statistical package for social studies version Electronic Physician9 10pp. A cross-sectional study was designed to evaluate refractive status of school children in three government schools and a private school.