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    CENTRAL CORNEAL THICKNESS IN CHINESE MYOPES

    Myopia is increasing in prevalence among the population of East Asian origin. Estimates of the incidence of myopia in the young population of Singapore range from 30–65%. Conflicting data surround the question of the relationship of central corneal thickness and myopia. Fan and coworkers report a study of 714 myopic Chinese adults. In this study central corneal thickness was distributed over a large range and did not correlate with the degree of myopia. See page 1451

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    Ophthalmologists are rarely able to distinguish between toxoplasmic ocular infection acquired before or after birth. A national surveillance unit study conducted in the UK found that 50% of children with ocular lesions due to toxoplasmosis had postnatal infection. However, retinochoroidal lesions due to infections before …

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