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Childhood eye tests are good for long-term eye health
13/05/2023 10:55 PM | Click to read full article
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 60% to 80% of vision problems are preventable through early diagnosis. Maria Fernanda Abalem, physician at the Department of Ophthalmology at Hospital das Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo says, “Today we have ametropias as a common cause of low vision in children and later in adults. We still have people who cannot see simply because they did not have access to a refraction test”.