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

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

No Ocular Motor Conflict Found in Intermittent Exotropia Patients

Study shows intermittent exotropia isn’t driven by accommodative convergence alone, nor associated with over-accommodation secondary to fusional convergence efforts.
January 27, 2023

Study Highlights Importance of Community-based Vision Screening

More than 78% of high-risk individuals failed and 66% were referred to ophthalmology due to cataracts, retinal abnormalities or other ocular disease findings that may have gone undetected.
January 25, 2023

Visual Field Loss a High Predictor in Stroke Study

This factor’s severe impairment was found in patients with acute cases.
January 24, 2023

Over 25% of Elderly Americans Living with Visual Impairment

Experts characterize the rise in cases and differences based on socioeconomic status, education and ethnicity as evidence of failure of policymakers to expand access to care.
January 18, 2023

Effects of Improved Adherence May Take Time

A glaucoma medication intervention boosted compliance, but clinical outcomes didn’t differ from controls a year later.
January 12, 2023

Axis of Astigmatism Can Be Changed by Mask Wear

It’s possible that rigid facial coverings induce compressive force on the lower eyelid, changing corneal shape, a team speculates.
December 27, 2022

FTC May Require Signed Confirmation of Patient Rx Release

If the proposed changes become law, ODs and MDs will have to obtain signatures before distributing a paper or digital script and keep them on record for three years.
December 27, 2022

Substantial Differences Recorded Between Snellen, ETDRS VA Charts

The lack of standardization may explain why clinical studies are not replicable in clinical practice.
December 19, 2022

Visual Impairment, Blindness More Common in Redlined Communities

Study shows how structural inequities established decades ago affect eye care today.
December 19, 2022