Intraocular pressure in an unselected sample of 6- to 7-year-old Chinese children

Optom Vis Sci. 1993 Mar;70(3):198-200. doi: 10.1097/00006324-199303000-00004.


Intraocular pressure (IOP) was measured in one-hundred-twenty-three 6- to 7-year-old Chinese children. Children who had at least one myopic parent had higher IOP's than children with two nonmyopic parents. There was a trend for myopic children to have higher IOP's than nonmyopic children.

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • China / ethnology
  • Female
  • Hong Kong
  • Humans
  • Intraocular Pressure / physiology*
  • Male
  • Myopia / ethnology
  • Myopia / physiopathology*
  • Selection Bias