Accommodative Anomalies in a Sample of School Children in Deli Serdang, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Authors

  • Feiruz Hamid Umar Bahasywen UPT Rumah Sakit Khusus Mata, Provinsi Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Khairuna Irma Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesihatan Binalita

Keywords:

Accommodative dysfunctions, Accommodation insufficiency, Accommodation weakness, Binocular vision

Abstract

Purpose: To report the prevalence of accommodation anomalies among schoolchildren in Deli Serdang, North Sumatera, Indonesia. Methods: This is a cross sectional study with a total sample of 114 age 6 to 17 years. All samples undergone visual measurements including visual acuity, non-cycloplegic refraction, and accommodative function. Result: A total of 75 (65.79%) children had accommodative anomalies. Prevalence estimates include monocular accommodative insufficiency 74 (64.91%), monocular accommodative excess 1 (0.88%), binocular accommodative insufficiency 73 (64.03%) and binocular accommodative excess 2 (1.75%). Conclusion: The significant prevalence of 65.79% of children with accommodation anomalies in this study is an important finding that indicates the need for immediate management and strategy for developing a vision screen especially in binocular vision anomalies in schoolchildren in across Indonesia.

Author Biographies

Feiruz Hamid Umar Bahasywen, UPT Rumah Sakit Khusus Mata, Provinsi Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

1. UPT Rumah Sakit Khusus Mata, Provinsi Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

2. Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesihatan Binalita, Sudama, Medan, Indonesia

Khairuna Irma, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesihatan Binalita

 
Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesihatan Binalita, Sudama, Medan, Indonesia

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Published

2022-09-13