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Primary Eye Care In School And Preschool

Introduction Perfect senses contribute to the development of healthy and bright children. A perfect eyesight in children is important where many parents have neglected. At the same time teachers have the responsibilities and role to play as children go to school as early as four years old. Primary eye care …

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WHY AM I BEING ASKED FOR MY LMP?

Introduction Radiological procedures have been performed for many-many years to the assist the clinician in making a diagnosis on the patient’s condition. Despites its advantages, x-rays are harmful to the human body especially the developing foetus. Hence of women of child bearing age who turn up for a radiological procedure …

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Hope For Low Vision Patient To See

Introduction Based on National Eye Survey 1996 conducted in Malaysia, percentage for low vision population was 2.44%. This means, there will be two (2) low vision people among 100 people of Malaysian citizen. Two main causes for low vision were: Uncorrected refractive error Cataract There was a study in Public …

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Sports and Eye Injuries

Introduction Sport is an activity that is good for health. However, studies have found that there are increasing trend in cases of eye injuries due to sport accidents. It can happened to all age and the severity of eye injuries depends on the type of sport, the equipment used, the …

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Eye Safety At Industrial Work Setting

Introduction Is your work situation surrounded by hazard? If yes, you are at high risk to get eye injuries and possible loss of vision. You should wear the right protection at work to prevent eye injury and keep your eyes safe. Eye injuries can happen to workers in many industries. …

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Too Young For Glasses

Introduction When you need them, you need them! Don’t think that the child is too young to wear one!, If a vision impairment is identified which can even partially be corrected by the use of prescription lenses, there’s no reason to wait!  Even the youngest child can learn to wear glasses! …

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Who Is Eligible To Use Contact Lenses?

Introduction Contact lens is a thin plastic lens placed on the surface of the eye to correct visual defect. Like spectacles, it is used to correct short-sightedness, long-sightedness and astigmatism of the eye. The differences are that it is smaller in size compared to the spectacles, and is placed directly …

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Astigmatism

Introduction What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a vision disorders that are caused by an irregular shape of the cornea or the lens of the eye. This situation will result in blurry vision at any distance. Astigmatism can occur at any ages. Always happens during birth and sometimes it may occur …

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