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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

Strabismus Patients Often Not Offered Surgical Intervention

Other reasons for failing to undergo correction include fear of complications and cost.
June 20, 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

Eye Patching Affects QoL Less Than Parents Think

In addition, a recent study found that for children older than five, this metric correlates negatively with the angle of strabismus.
April 19, 2022

Strabismus Affects QOL, Even After Surgery

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

Strabismus Patients at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

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

Near Work, Device Use Tied to Rising Strabismus Cases

Specifically, long-duration close activities and late-night screen exposure are proposed to be among the main causes.
February 3, 2022

Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pediatric Eye Disease Prevalence

Household net worth, geographic region and race all seem to play a role in this disparity, research shows.
September 3, 2021