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Bifocal-Atropine Combo Effective in Certain Amblyopes

Children with hyperopic anisometropia had better accommodative responses when using this therapy.
September 22, 2022

Large Magnitude of Ocular Residual Astigmatism Found in Myopic Children

These findings emphasize the importance of assessment prior to fitting patients with orthokeratology lenses.
September 22, 2022

Augmented Reality Training Helps Children with Amblyopia

Short-term binocular perceptual games improved BCVA, fine stereopsis and contrast sensitivity function.
September 6, 2022

Axial Length Remains Best Predictor of Myopia

A biometry study found it to be associated with high minus refractive error, as well and corneal and lenticular changes.
September 6, 2022

Vision Screening Programs Needed in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Communities

A higher proportion of this population has confirmed vision abnormalities, study shows.
September 1, 2022

Add OCT to ICD-10 Glaucoma Grading, Experts Argue

Overreliance on 24-2 VF testing makes the system poorly representative of disease severity, weighted instead for functional loss.
August 29, 2022

Physical Activity in Children Positively Correlates to Better Eyesight

Researchers found that kids who were regularly engaged in sports every week had better visual and stereoacuity and were less likely to need glasses.
August 23, 2022

High False Positive Rate Found in Perimetry-Naïve Patients

SITA Faster was no better than SITA Standard at producing accurate results in neophytes, study suggests.
August 22, 2022

Kids Adapt Well to Myopia Control Ophthalmic Lens Wear

A cohort of preteens were able to use the modality just as well as conventional lenses for visual acuity correction, which bodes well for the intervention.
August 22, 2022

Placebo Effect May Influence Visual Function in Exams

When given an inert pill to “enhance physiology,” individuals exhibited more stable accommodation and better stereoacuity.
August 18, 2022