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Impact of Birth Parameters on Eye Size in a Population-Based Study of 6-Year-Old Australian children

Ojaimi, Elvis; Robaei, Dana; Rochtchina, Elena; Rosen, David B; Morgan, Ian; Mitchell, Paul


PURPOSE: To study the effect of birth parameters, including birth weight, birth length, and birth head circumference on ocular dimensions in 6-year-old children. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. METHODS: A stratified random cluster sample of 6-year-old Sydney school-students (n = 1765) were participants in this study. Children had ocular dimensions measured with non-contact methods (Zeiss IOLMaster, Zeiss, Meditec-AG, Jena, Germany). Information on birth weight, height, and head circumference was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Ophthalmology
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2005.02.048


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