Optom Vis Sci 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.
Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Prevent Blindness, Chicago, Illinois Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Glaucoma Center of Excellence, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Significance: Methods and frequency of vision screenings for school-aged children vary widely by state, and there has been no recent comparative analysis of state requirements. This analysis underscores the need for developing evidence-based criteria for vision screening in school-aged children across the United States.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to conduct an updated comprehensive analysis of vision screening requirements for school-aged children in the United States. Read More