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Surgery for Adult-Onset Comitant Esotropia Highly Successful Regardless of Approach, Pattern

A recent case series found that the average patient was female, in their mid-thirties, myopic and had moderate esodeviations.
June 17, 2024

Sleep Quality and Eye Health Correlation Well Documented Among Visually Impaired

Despite this, various gaps in research occlude understanding of the bidirectional relationship between ocular conditions and somnolence.
June 17, 2024

Backward Light Scatter Most Influential on Visual Function in Fuchs’

Development of confluent guttae and higher-order aberrations seemed to affect acuity the most, study finds. AS-OCT didn’t seem to help with assessment.
June 14, 2024

Self-Reported Visual ‘Difficulty’ Doesn’t Equal Visual ‘Impairment’

The discrepancy between subjective and objective measures is influenced by patient-level factors, with several groups prone to under/over-reporting their status, study says.
June 14, 2024

Maintain Eye Health to Support the Brain

More evidence suggests that visual function may be tied to cognitive decline.
June 13, 2024

Physical, Psychosocial Challenges in Children Associated With Vision Problems

Reduced general health status, hearing loss, difficulty communicating, challenges in learning and trouble making friends were the biggest factors.
June 6, 2024

Adults with Visual Impairment at Elevated Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Chronic stress brought on by vision problems may be a causative factor, researchers suggest, as the association was seen even adults younger than 65 and those with steady jobs.
June 6, 2024

Papillomacular, Papillofoveal Bundle Defects Correlate to Central VF Abnormalities

Using a novel imaging modality, researchers found that these findings were prevalent in eyes with glaucoma and increased the likelihood of a defect in the corresponding central VF 10-2 test locations.
May 29, 2024

Study Deems Botox Safe Alternative to Surgery for Childhood Esotropia

The intervention may be preferable in patients with earlier onset of the partially accommodative form—2.5 years or younger—while older kids seemed to fare best with unilateral R&R.
May 24, 2024

Social Inequity Associated With Poor Visual Outcomes

Study shows segregation, income inequality and persistent poverty were some of the risk factors.
May 21, 2024