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How Amblyopia Impairs Children’s Everyday Function

Reading, writing and fine motor skills were among the visual processes significantly hindered, study finds.
June 8, 2021

Minority Youth Less Likely to Undergo Diabetic Eye Exams

These individuals were also five times more likely to have DR than their white counterparts, study finds.
June 7, 2021

Daytime Drowsiness Tied to Thinner Choroids in Kids

Chinese children with sleep disorders had a 13μm lower measurement on average.
March 29, 2021

Pediatric Myopia Predicts Final Refraction

Younger age of onset and -3D or more SER linked with progression.
March 5, 2021

Blepharoplasty-Induced Diplopia More Common Than Previously Thought

Almost 25% of surveyed surgeons say they’ve had at least one case of persistent diplopia following the procedure, research finds.
January 19, 2021

Smaller Preemies at Higher Risk of Ocular Issues

Many of these younger patients also required optical correction, study reports.
January 13, 2021

Corneal Problems After Ortho-K Greater in High Myopes

Still, the incidence of a significant ocular issue was only 6.9%.
September 25, 2020

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.
September 22, 2020

Race and Location Risk Factors for Glaucoma Nonadherence

An alarming 43% of pediatric glaucoma patients were lost to tertiary follow-up.
September 14, 2020

Corneal Changes in Kids with Uveitis Linked to Surgery

Preventing complications that require intraocular treatment may minimize long-term damage.
June 22, 2020