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Ethnic differences in refraction and ocular biometry in a population-based sample of 11-15 year old Australian children

Ip, Jenny M; Huynh, Son C; Robaei, Dana; Kifley, Annette; Rose, Kathryn A; Morgan, Ian; Wang, Jie Jin; Mitchell, Paul

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Purpose: To examine the prevalence of refractive error and distribution of ocular biometric parameters among major ethnic groups in a population-based sample of 11-15-year-old Australian children. Methods: The Sydney Myopia Study examined 2353 students (75.3% response) from a random cluster-sample of 21 secondary schools across Sydney. Examinations included cycloplegic autorefraction, and measures of corneal radius of curvature, anterior chamber depth, and axial length. Results: Participants...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/53874
Source: Eye
DOI: 10.1038/sj.eye.6702701

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