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RICARDO MARTI, Mileydis et al. Clinical epidemiological characterization of myopic patients. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.2, pp.154-160. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross-sectional study of 55 myopic patients assisted in the Ophthalmology service of "Alberto Fernández Montes de Oca" Polyclinic in San Luis municipality, Santiago de Cuba was carried out, from January to June, 2013, aimed at characterizing them according to certain clinical epidemiological variables. In the series basic secondary school students (34.5%), the 11 to 20 age group (32.7%) and the simple myopia (65.4%) prevailed. On the other hand, 56.4% of those affected presented family history of the disease

Keywords : myopia; family history; refractive defect; primary health care.

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