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Nebraska Introduces Bill to Allow Optometrists to Perform SLT

LB 216 will soon be voted on by the state’s Health and Human Services Committee following last week’s hearing.
January 30, 2023

Length of Sleep Might Yield Clues to Eye Disorder Risk

Longer duration was correlated with higher rates of DR, shorter periods with cataract.
January 30, 2023

Study Identifies Clinical Signs of Atypical Angle Closure

Findings viewable on gonioscopy can help doctors take efforts to reduce risk.
January 30, 2023

Chronic Dry Eye Hinders Career Success

The impact was in some ways comparable to that of severe disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis.
January 27, 2023

Strabismus Can Improve Children’s Reading, Drawing Post-op

These findings should be considered when deliberating the indications for surgery.
January 27, 2023

No Ocular Motor Conflict Found in Intermittent Exotropia Patients

Study shows intermittent exotropia isn’t driven by accommodative convergence alone, nor associated with over-accommodation secondary to fusional convergence efforts.
January 27, 2023

Conjunctival Vessel Density Correlates with Ocular Redness

This anterior segment OCT-A parameter may help objectively measure severity.
January 26, 2023

Standardized Thresholds Needed for Myopia Research

Researchers offered a crude estimate of a conversion rate to compare studies that use different definitions.
January 26, 2023

CCT May Indicate Myopia Progression

Study shows central corneal thickness was negatively correlated with the speed of spherical equivalent change and axial length elongation.
January 26, 2023

Repeated Anti-VEGF Has Protective Effect on Ocular Surface

Frequent antisepsis of the eyelids reduces microbial load, staving off meibomian gland disease.
January 25, 2023