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Pediatrics

Just One Hour of Smartphone Use Causes Ocular Discomfort in Kids

Blink rate decreased and interblink interval increased within the first minute of gaming on the device.
June 10, 2022

Immunomodulatory Therapy Needed to Treat Pediatric Anterior Uveitis

Study shows early use is key to reducing complications and improving visual outcomes.
June 3, 2022

Children with Vision Impairment More Likely to Develop Depression, Anxiety

Early detection and treatment of strabismus improves overall health and decreases cost burden.
June 2, 2022

Study Shows High Prevalence of Refractive Errors in Children Born Preterm

Strabismus was also reported in a significant percentage of this patient population.
May 19, 2022

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.
April 4, 2022

Strabismus Affects QOL, Even After Surgery

Those with the condition reported less satisfaction compared with visually normal children.
March 25, 2022

Mental Illness in Children, Teens Associated With Eye Disease

Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and depression were risk factors.
March 22, 2022

Strabismus Patients at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Study finds moderate association and encourages screening.
March 16, 2022

Glaucoma Development Common After Childhood Lensectomy

Close monitoring for the disease, reduced vision and refractive error is needed in these patients, study finds.
February 15, 2022

Age-specific Cutoffs Improve Accuracy of Myopia Screening

This study also found merit in using cycloplegic refraction after referral to confirm the condition in young suspects.
January 28, 2022