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SCORM (School Cohort of Refractive Error/Myopia) Recall

Background of Study

The Singapore Cohort of Risk factors for Myopia (SCORM), established in 1999, is the first myopia cohort study in Asia. Children aged 6 to 9 years old were recruited from three Singaporean schools in 1999 and 2001and followed up annually until 2007.



To investigate the pattern of refractive error changes and the relationship between progression and risk factors over a 20 year period (1999 to 2019) for children aged 7 to 9 years old to young adults aged 25-28 years old.


Inclusion Criteria

  • 150-250 SCORM adults without high myopia.


Details of study

Participants will undergo a comprehensive eye examination. Participants will be reimbursed $50 cash, be given a referral letter (if necessary) for change of prescription and an eye report with other results after the eye examination.