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|Title:||Role of near work in myopia: Findings in a sample of Australian school children|
|Citation:||Ip, J.M., Saw, S.-M., Rose, K.A., Morgan, I.G., Kifley, A., Wang, J.J., Mitchell, P. (2008-07). Role of near work in myopia: Findings in a sample of Australian school children. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 49 (7) : 2903-2910. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.07-0804|
|Abstract:||PURPOSE. To examine the association of time spent in near work and reading with spherical equivalent refraction (SER) in a population-based sample of 12-year-old Australian schoolchildren. METHODS. Data on the time spent in near-work or outdoor activities per week and estimates for the duration of continuous reading and reading distances, were collected in questionnaires (2353 participants, 75.3% response) in the Sydney Myopia Study between 2004 and 2005; 2339 children underwent a comprehensive eye examination, including cycloplegia. RESULTS. Longer time spent on reading for pleasure and reports of close reading distance (|
|Source Title:||Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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