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The impact of parental myopia on myopia in Chinese children: Population-based evidence

Xiang, Fan; He, Mingguang; Morgan, Ian


Purpose.: To determine the relationship between myopia in parents and their children in a sample of urban Chinese children. Methods.: Random sampling was used to identify a population-based sample of 4364 children aged 5 to 15 years from Guangzhou. Children had a comprehensive ocular examination including cycloplegic (1% cyclopentolate) refraction (ARK-30; Nidek Corp.). Data on parental myopia, education levels, incomes and occupations, and children's near-work activities were collected by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Optometry and Vision Science
DOI: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e31826912e0


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