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Adult Strabismus Has Profound QOL Effects

Self-perception and interaction may suffer as a result of this condition.
November 24, 2023

Tropicamide a Fine Alternative for Cycloplegic Refraction on Children

The drug was safe and effective for a non-strabismic population of three- to 16-year-olds regardless of refractive error status.
October 5, 2023

Strabismus Found to Have No Impact on Myopia Progression

The potential effect of corrective surgery on those with intermittent exotropia should be explored.
August 11, 2023

Strabismus Associated with Certain Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

In a new study, only children with facial abnormalities developed the vision condition at a prevalence rate of more than 25%.
July 20, 2023

Amblyopia, Strabismus Higher in Twin Children

Female sex, lower gestational age and lower birth weight were also significantly more common in this patient population.
June 5, 2023

Intermittent Exotropia More Common in Early-Onset Myopia

Researchers noted an incidence rate of 45.5/1000 children per year, while that for older kids was 6.6/1000.
May 1, 2023

Strabismus Surgery Can Improve Children’s Reading, Drawing Post-op

These findings should be considered when deliberating the indications for referral.
January 27, 2023

Pediatric Cataract Extraction Increases Risk of Strabismus Surgery

Children of younger age and female sex and those with a pre-existing binocular vision disorder were most susceptible.
January 17, 2023

Refractive Errors and Strabismus Top Causes of Headaches in Children

These, along with other more serious ocular conditions, are likely the culprit in about a quarter of cases.
September 23, 2022

Temporary Prism Therapy Effective in Acute Acquired Concomitant Esotropia

Stepwise reduction in power over time tended to promote positive outcomes, eliminating the condition within a year in 40% of patients in a new study.
June 30, 2022