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The impact of severity of parental myopia on myopia in Chinese children

Xiang, Fan; He, Mingguang; Morgan, Ian


Purpose. To assess the impact of severity of parental myopia on myopia in Chinese children. Methods. Children aged 12 to 15 years were identified from a population-based sample in Guangzhou. Children's myopia was defined as a spherical equivalent refraction of ≤0.5 D based on cycloplegic (1% cyclopentolate) autorefraction. Using a questionnaire reported by the parents, the parental myopia was confirmed and the severity of myopia on the right eyes was classified into mild (<3.0 D myopia),...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Optometry and Vision Science
DOI: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e318255dc33


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