International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015

Prevalence of Amblyopia in Children Aged from 5-15 Years in Rural Population Kurnool Dist. Andhra Pradesh, India

Dr. K. Anjaneyulu M.S Ophthal | Dr. G. Narendranath Reddy M.S Ophthal

Abstract: study of school children in rural area of Kurnool district by using E chart, streak retinoscope, and subjective correction, the children not improving refered to Govt. Regional Eye Hospital for final diagnosis. Among 180 children 16 were amblyopic due uncorrected refractive error. Among the 16 cases, 6 cases were due meridonial, 2cases were strabismic and 2 cases were ametropic.

Keywords: Schoolchildren, amblyopia, refractive errors

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,

Pages: 99 - 100

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