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Pediatrics

Younger Patients More Prone to Steroid-induced IOP Rise

Those under age 31 in particular require greater monitoring.
February 28, 2020

Outdoor Time Slows Myopia Onset

The long-suspected association was borne out by a school policy mandating two hours per day of outside activity.
February 21, 2020

Chemo Effective Long-term for Retinoblastoma

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.
February 17, 2020

Subfoveal Choroid Possible Marker of Preeclampsia

Study finds thickness increases proportionally with severity of the condition.
February 12, 2020

LASIK, PRK Safe in Breastfeeding Women

No patients or infants experienced any negative side effects from the procedures.
February 10, 2020

Acquired Esotropia More Benign than Thought

Kids with a rare form of the condition aren’t as likely to develop neurological conditions as had been suspected.
January 31, 2020

New Myopia Risk Factors Identified

Researchers say lack of sleep, excessive studying and city living could be additional catalysts for myopia.
January 29, 2020

Myopia Unaffected by Low Neonatal Vitamin D

Seasonal variation at birth didn’t appear to increase myopia risk in adult males.
January 23, 2020

Age Influences Choroidal Changes in Myopia

Researchers also found increased rapid thinning of the choroid among newly developed myopes.
January 21, 2020

Glaucoma During Pregnancy: A Balancing Act

New therapies may help clinicians care for the patient without harming the fetus.
January 17, 2020