n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The paediatric ophthalmic examination
|Article Title||The paediatric ophthalmic examination|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of KwaZulu-Natal and 2 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Apr 2013|
|Pages||130 - 133|
Twenty-five thousand children in South Africa are blind, mainly because of congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma, malignant tumours (retinoblastoma), retinopathy of prematurity, inflammation and injuries. Strabismus, amblyopic and refractive errors cause many more children to have reduced vision. Unfortunately, half of these children who go blind will die within 2 years, mainly due to accidents.
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