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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Vitamin A deficiency in children in rural India

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First Author: N. Patil INDIA

Co Author(s):    D. Rahul                    

Abstract Details


To diagnose and treat children with preventable blindness due to vit a deficiency in the underprivileged rural and tribal hamlets through our out reach programs


STUDENT CLASS : 1st TO 10th GRADE In schools for the underprivileged rural and tribal areas of Maharashtra, India.


Screening of all school children in batches for visual acuity, color vision test, ocular surface examination and undialated fundus examination


Majority of these children had conjunctival xerosis, bitots spots,keratomalacia and few had night blindness


Appropriate dietary intake of Vit A can prevent visual problems .

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