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Pediatric Cataract Linked to Mental Health Issues

Anxiety disorders were four times as high in these patients, researchers find.
October 20, 2021

Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Remain an Ocular Threat

Despite fewer calls to poison control, the need for prevention efforts prevails, especially for the sake of vulnerable young children.
October 12, 2021

CN VI Palsies in Children May be Associated With New-onset Brain Tumor

Immediate neuroimaging could be beneficial in these patients, especially in those with other risk factors, researchers suggest.
October 11, 2021

Axial Length, Corneal Curvature Help Estimate Myopia Risk

A recent analysis revealed that both factors are associated with a larger refractive error.
September 29, 2021

Kids with Severe Cerebral VI Less Likely to be Prescribed Glasses

On the flipside, those with milder cases generally didn’t have significant refractive error warranting correction but still received a prescription for spectacle lenses, study finds.
September 24, 2021

School-based Vision Programs Improve Academic Performance

Reading and math scores improved with eye examinations and glasses, especially in girls and special education students, research shows.
September 14, 2021

ICLs Improve Myopic Anisometropic Amblyopia Correction

This treatment method offered efficacy, safety and stability for pediatric patients, study notes.
September 9, 2021

Preschool Vision Screening Methods: the More the Merrier

A hybrid approach combining both VA and Spot Vision Screener testing produced the most accurate results in amblyopia detection, at 91%, study finds.
September 7, 2021

Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pediatric Eye Disease Prevalence

Household net worth, geographic region and race all seem to play a role in this disparity, research shows.
September 3, 2021

Surgery Nets High Success for IOP Lowering in Pediatric Glaucoma Cases

90% of eyes reached target pressure goals with or without medication.
August 16, 2021