The effect of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward on the prevalence of myopia

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Wang, Y.X., Xu, L. & Jonas, J.B. The effect of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward on the prevalence of myopia. Eur J Epidemiol 28, 1001–1004 (2013).

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  • Axial Length
  • Myopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Cultural Revolution
  • High Myopia