Visual Impairment and Its Impact on Health-related Quality of Life in Adolescents
Hwee-Bee Wong, David Machin, Say-Beng Tan, Tien-Yin Wong, Seang-Mei Saw
American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2009
Awarded by NATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, SINGAPORE, REPUBLIC OF Singapore
Awarded by Singapore Children Society, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
THIS STUDY WAS SUPPORTED BY THE NATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (NMR/0975/2005), SINGAPORE, REPUBLIC OF Singapore and a Grant from the Singapore Children Society (RNO/059/06), Singapore, Republic of Singapore. The authors indicate no) financial conflict, (H.-B.W., S.-M.S., D.M., S.-B.T.); data collection and management (H.-B.W.); obtaining funding of interest, Involved in design and conduct of study and providing resources (H.-B.W., S.M.S.); analysis and interpretation of data (H.-B.W., S.M.S., D.M, S.-B.T.); and manuscript preparation, critical revision, and final approval of manuscript (H.-B.W., S.M.S., D.M., S.-B.T., T.-Y.W.). Approval was granted by the Institutional Review Board, Singapore Eye Research Institute, and the study protocol adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki. The adolescents signed an assent form and their parent-proxy's written informed consent was obtained.