Age and prevalence of amblyopia in Ghana

The overall aim of this study was to determine the pattern and prevalence of amblyopia and assess the treatment options used in a rural hospital in Ghana. The authors conducted a retrospective study from 2014-2018. Of 12,860 clinical records, 12,602...

Ametropia prevalence and types in China

This study aimed to determine the prevalence and type of ametropia in Yunnan multi-ethnic regions. The study included 24,296 students aged 7-12 years (90.99%) in the study area of five different regions. There were 51% males and 32.2% minorities. Ametropia...

Prevalence and incidence of uveitis

Uveitis encompasses a group of diseases characterised by the inflammation of fovea uvea which are potentially vision threatening. However, the frequency of this condition is unclear. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to provide estimates of the frequency of uveitis...

Amblyopia prevalence in Bulgaria

The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence of amblyopia in children aged 4 to 10 years in Bulgaria. This cross-section epidemiology study had proportional stratified sample methods across five cities in Western Bulgaria. Of 1675 children, 42...

Review of amblyopia prevalence

The authors conducted this study for systematic assessment of the literature to provide an estimate of the global and regional prevalence of amblyopia, to determine the trend of its prevalence in previous years, to explore the factors contributing to differences...

Characteristics of ptosis in Iranian children

A cross-section study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of ptosis (congenital and acquired) and its risk factors in Iranian children. The target population was children aged seven years in urban areas of Iran. Seventy schools of eight cities were...

Iran prevalence of amblyopia

The authors aimed to determine the prevalence of amblyopia, its relation with refractive errors and its determinants. The target population was all children aged seven years in Iran. There were 3675 of 4157 children who participated (88.4%) with final analysis...

Which factors predispose to pingecula development in a rural Chinese population?

The authors report a cross-sectional study which aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors for developing pingecula in a rural Chinese population near Shanghai. Nine hundred and fifty-nine persons were recruited from a single village and asked to complete...

Gender variations in retinopathy

The Tromso Eye Study is a substudy of the Tromso Study; a population based longitudinal study based in Norway. The extensive 5869 participants had no diabetes and were aged between 30-87 years. Retinal images from both eyes were taken using...