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Characteristics of Astigmatism in a Population of Tunisian School-Children.

Authors
  • Chebil, Ahmed
  • Jedidi, Lina
  • Chaker, Nibrass
  • Kort, Fedra
  • Limaiem, Rym
  • Mghaieth, Fatma
  • El Matri, Leila
Type
Published Article
Journal
Middle East African journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
22
Issue
3
Pages
331–334
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.150635
PMID: 26180472
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Comparisons with other studies show that the prevalence of astigmatism in Tunisia is higher than in some countries. The prevalence of astigmatism increased with age but not gender. The majority of schoolchildren had with-the-rule astigmatism.

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