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Bulgarian Review of Ophthalmology

Effectiveness of the screening program for preserving childhood vision in the region of Varna

Maria Rumenova Boyadzhieva, Antoniya Barbukova, Dobrin Boyadzhiev, Mladena Radeva, Krasimira Dimitrova, Christina Grupcheva

Abstract

Тracking and control of visual function is an important component of a child`s health prevention. Many of the visual disorders can be diagnosed, corrected, and treated with adequate screening in infancy. Early detection is essential for the proper development of the visual analyzer, physical and mental development of the child. 

The purpose of the present study is to summarize the results and analyze the effectiveness of the screening program conducted in the city of Varna from its beginning to the present. 

The results of our study show the high effectiveness and efficiency of screening performed within the Regional Child Vision program


Keywords

childhood vision, ocular screening, childhood refractive anomalies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/bro.v63i1.5964

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Maria Rumenova Boyadzhieva
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

Antoniya Barbukova
Medical University of Varna

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

Dobrin Boyadzhiev
Medical University of Varna

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

Mladena Radeva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

Krasimira Dimitrova
Medical University of Varna

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

Christina Grupcheva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Medicine;

Specialized Eye Hospital-Varna

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