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Articles by Hong Gao, OD, PhD (Cmdr., U.S. Navy); James Q. Truong, OD, PhD (Lt. Col., U.S. Army); Bonnie J. Taylor, PhD; Gerardo Robles-Morales, OD (Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force); Terryl L Aitken, OD (Lt. Col., U.S. Army)

Prevalence and Distribution of Refractive Errors Among Members of the U.S. Armed Forces and the U.S. Coast Guard, 2019.

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During calendar year 2019, the estimated prevalence of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism were 17.5%, 2.1%, and 11.2% in the active component of the U.S. Armed Forces and 10.1%, 1.2%, and 6.1% of the U.S. Coast Guard, respectively.

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