Visual Screening in Agosh Special School, Karachi
We present the results of visual screening in Aghosh special school in Karachi. Complete ocular examination was done with special attention to visual acuity, refractive errors, and frequency of associated syndromes in 103 individuals, from July 2022 to December 2022. Age ranged between 5 and 25 years. There were 50.5% females and 49.5% males. Majority of the subjects (62%) had visual acuities of 6/6 – 6/12 in both eyes, followed by 27% of subjects with visual acuities of 6/18 – 6/60, 7.7% had visual acuities of 6/60-3/60, and 2.9% had less than 3/60. Down syndrome was seen in 34%, mental retardation in 55.3% and ADHD in 10.7%. Hypermetropia was the commonest refractive error and exotropia was the commonest ocular deviation.
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