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Survey on Visual Impairment and Refractive Errors on Ta'u Island, American Samoa.

Authors
  • Barnes, Shawn S1
  • Utu, Pamela-Jaimelyn M
  • Sumida, Lauren
  • O'Carroll, Darragh C
  • Jenkins, Tyrie L
  • Corboy, John
  • 1 Outbound Eye Health International, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
6
Issue
1
Pages
32–35
Identifiers
PMID: 22454704
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

This study represents the first population-based survey on presenting visual acuity and refractive errors in American Samoa. In addition to providing baseline data on vision and refractive errors, we found that the prevalence of myopia and hyperopia was much lower than expected.

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