Prevalence of Nearsightedness Among Schoolchildren in Japan

by Ramya Rachamanti on  August 16, 2019 at 8:57 AM Child Health News
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New cross-sectional study done on 1,400 elementary and junior high school students in Tokyo evaluated the rate of nearsightedness which was published in JAMA Ophthalmology by Toshihide Kurihara, M.D., Ph.D., and Kazuo Tsubota, M.D., Ph.D., of the Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo.
Prevalence of Nearsightedness Among Schoolchildren in Japan
Prevalence of Nearsightedness Among Schoolchildren in Japan

Article can be accessed through the following the link : doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.3103

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