THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
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ABOUT US

The South African Optometrist publishes original peer-reviewed papers of scientific and clinical research in optometry, ophthalmology, vision science and other related fields. Literature Reviews, Technological, Research  or Short Notes and Case Reports (of interesting or unusual vision and ocular problems) are also included. Book Reviews, Matters Arising and Letters to the Editor are  welcomed. Regular columns by invited authorities in specific fields are  sometimes offered. Please send any contributions for possible publication in the journal to: Professor A Rubin

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http://www.saoa.co.za

   

March 2014 Volume 73 Number 4


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ARTICLES

Patient comfort following thirty minutes of lens wear: piggy-back versus conventional rigid-lens wear- WDH Gillan

Prevalence and causes of visual impairment and blindness among adults with diabetes mellitus aged 40 years and older receiving treatment at government health facilities in the Mopani District, South Africa - RG Mabaso and OA Oduntan

Screening for Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia (OSSN) by Slit-lamp Assisted Visual Inspection (SAVI) following a short course of mild topical steroid-test
qualities
- E Katsekera, L Tanyanyiwa, V Chikwasha and R Masanganise

Near vision anomalies in Black high school children in Empangeni, South Africa: A pilot study - SO Wajuihian and R Hansraj

RESEARCH NOTES

Visual acuity, amplitude of accommodation and near point of convergence and academic achievement in primary school learners in Bloemfontein- M Oberholzer,
M Nel, S Hartley, M Maartens, C Pheiffer, M Nonkula and A Steyn

Mirror symmetry of higher order aberrations between right and left eyes - M Oberholzer, WDH Gillan and A Rubin