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Published evidence indicates that myopia is common and increasing over time with apparent effects of race, location and generation. The progression of severity among the affected may lead to blindness. This study is designed to find the prevalence of myopia among adolescent girls. The sample size is 3836 college students. The prevalence was 13% with the highest among the science students and the least among the commerce students. An increasing trend was noticed when compared among the three classes.


Myopia, Point Prevalence
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