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Refraction

Experts Offer Solutions to Poor Spectacle Compliance

A study suggests providing health education and strengthening vision care for children with refractive error.
March 9, 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

Squinting Boosts Vision for Astigmats

Research reveals mechanics behind pseudoaccommodation for against-the-rule astigmatism.
January 14, 2020

Pediatric Esotropia Calls for Glasses Long-term

Only a minority of children will experience a decrease in hyperopia.
December 17, 2019

New Spectacle Design Cuts Myopia Progression by More than Half

Researchers suggest the lens is a less invasive treatment than other options.
June 5, 2019

Ocular Measurements Affected by Diurnal Course

Axial length and the reaction to defocus can change throughout the day.
April 3, 2019

Myopic LASIK Safe, Effective for Asian Eyes

The surgery improved visual outcomes for this population, a recent study finds.
December 11, 2018

Presbyopia Onset Earlier for East Asians Than Previously Thought

Age and education factors for higher add power.
December 6, 2018

Elderly Need Earlier, More Regular Refractions

Doing so will help ODs provide adequate prescriptions and reduce vision-associated cognitive decline.
December 3, 2018

Tropicamide May Substitute for Cyclopentolate

However, researchers advice caution when using it in young patients.
August 3, 2018