PREVALENCE OF OCULAR MORBIDITIES AMONG SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN OF 6 - 16 YEARS IN AN URBAN AREA OF KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMILNADU

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L. Neerajaa, R. Umadevi

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This study was carried out  among children of  age  group 6    16 years in Kancheepuram District to study the prevalence of ocular morbidities among them. The study was conducted in Anakaputhur which is located at a distance of 7 kilometres from the institution with an area covering approximately 16 sq. kilometres. The burden of blindness is already high in our country we have to have a blindness prevention approach, beginning right from the childhood and school eye- screening programme should be an integral part of it.

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L. Neerajaa, R. Umadevi. (2021). PREVALENCE OF OCULAR MORBIDITIES AMONG SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN OF 6 - 16 YEARS IN AN URBAN AREA OF KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMILNADU. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 2925 - 2935. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/401
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