A study on awareness about children’s eye health Cover Image

Проучване на осведомеността за детското очно здраве
A study on awareness about children’s eye health

Author(s): Petya Marcheva-Yoshovska
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, School education
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: awareness; child; eye health; parents

Summary/Abstract: Children’s visual system is immature and plastic and undergoes intensive development during childhood. The child receives 80,0% of the information about the world around through its sight. This age is the most important period for the development of the visual system that gradually builds up and reaches visual adult acuity at the age of seven. This report presents the results of a research of parents’ awareness about children’s eye health that involves 62 parents of children from Pleven. The opinions of respondents have been analyzed in terms of the problems of children ocular prophylaxis and imperative need for examination by a specialist – an ophthalmologist.

  • Issue Year: 25/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 93-101
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian