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Disordered sleep and myopia risk among Chinese children

Zhou, Zhongqiang; Morgan, Ian G.; Chen, Qianyun; Jin, Ling; He, Mingguang; Congdon, Nathan


PURPOSE Disordered sleep and myopia are increasingly prevalent among Chinese children. Similar pathways may be involved in regulation of both sleep cycles and eye growth. We therefore sought to examine the association between disordered sleep and myopia in this group. METHODS Urban primary school children participating in a clinical trial on myopia and outdoor activity underwent automated cycloplegic refraction with subjective refinement. Parents answered questions about children's sleep...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-03-26
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121796


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