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Vision

Reduced Stereopsis Linked to Poor Inhibition in Elderly

This association wasn’t found in younger patients.
December 31, 2020

Prevalence of Visual Impairment Continues to Climb

Cataract and undercorrected refractive error were the top sources of avoidable vision loss.
December 31, 2020

More Evidence of Smartphone’s Ill Effects on Vision

With prolonged use, younger patients were more likely to experience visual impairment, study finds.
December 22, 2020

Visual Impairment Decreases Cognition in Adults

These patients were two times more likely to experience cognitive difficulties, study finds.
December 16, 2020

Smartphone Use May Cause Vergence Adaptation Issues

Intensive near work induces against-the-rule corneal astigmatism, study finds.
December 11, 2020

Visual Impairment Disproportionately Affects Minorities

Education, income and insurance should also be taken into account.
November 30, 2020

Autistic Kids Missing Out on Eye Exams

This pediatric population is at higher risk of developing visual difficulties but is not adequately diagnosed or treated.
November 18, 2020

Color Vision Tests for Protanopia Not Equal in Diagnostic Accuracy

Study found the Ishihara test did poorly in screening.
October 28, 2020

Research Describes Vision Rehab Needs

Patients with visual impairment need early access to rehabilitation and financial support.
October 23, 2020

Blue Light Lenses Spare Color Vision

New research suggests even those with the lowest blue light transmittance have little effect.
October 22, 2020