Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 12

Knowledge About Various Aspects of Refractive Error in Patients

Muhammad Asif Memon1*, Mazar-ul-Hasan2, Mehak Nazir3, Izmal Urooj4 and Madhiha Jawaid5

1M. Phil Optometry, Isra School of Optometry, Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
2Ophthalmologist, DOW University Medical Science, Karachi, Pakistan
3MS-Public Health, Peadiatric Department, Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
4M. Phil Optometry, DOW University Medical Science, Karachi, Pakistan
5Ophthalmologist (Lecturer), DOW University Medical Science, Karachi, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Muhammad Asif Memon, M. Phil Optometry, Isra School of Optometry, Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Received: October 21, 2022; Published: November 08, 2022

Abstract

Object: To determine the knowledge regarding refractive errors among outdoor patients.

Methodology: A descriptive hospital based and non-probability convenience sampling study. Total 200 patients were enrolled according to inclusion and exclusion criteria and those who gave consent. Researcher asked all the questions given in the structured questionnaire and administered the answers as given by individuals.

Results: The females were 59.5% and male were 40.5%, the maximum age were 51 and mostly were house wife a 34%. Refractive error was 66 about distance blur vision had 57% and they thoughts the blur vision occurs due to watching tv and mobile phones as 19%.

Conclusion: We observed that only a few of the patients shared a little knowledge regarding refractive errors, which reflected their poor awareness about the subject. Moreover, a majority of the participants were known of the fact that a poor knowledge of the refractive error can have a significant impact on vision and lack of knowledge may leads to the blindness.

Keywords: Refractive Error; Awareness; Outcomes; Sign and Symptoms; Causes and Occupation

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Citation

Citation: Muhammad Asif Memon., et al. “Knowledge About Various Aspects of Refractive Error in Patients".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.12 (2022): 03-07.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Muhammad Asif Memon., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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