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Normative distribution of visual acuity in 3- to 6-year-old Chinese preschoolers: the Shenzhen kindergarten eye study

Guo, Xinxing; Fu, Min; Lu, Juan; Chen, Qixia; Zeng, Yangfa; Ding, Xiaohu; Morgan, Ian; He, Mingguang


PURPOSE: To document the distribution of uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA) in a defined population of Chinese preschoolers and to discuss its implications for vision referral. METHODS: Preschoolers aged 3 to 6 years old were recruited from kindergartens in Shenzen. Uncorrected visual acuity was estimated by using Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study Tumbling E charts, followed by cycloplegic refraction and ocular examination. The reference population was defined as children without...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.14-15422


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