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Study Evaluates Repeatability of Stereoacuity Tests

In orthoptic investigation, newer options like one called Asteroid may yield less variability from case to case.
September 20, 2023

Visual Field Loss Associated With Higher Odds of Frailty

Due to the potential consequences for such individuals, experts suggest more frequent routine eye exams for patients who are vulnerable.
September 15, 2023

Glaucoma Progression Better Recognized by Newer VF Index

Called targeted mean total deviation, the metric could better detect changes in early to moderate forms of the condition through heightened sensitivity and faster rate of change over other indices.
September 15, 2023

Study: Housing Instability Can Impact Vision Impairment

Among other observations, COVID restrictions were also found to impact how fast children progressed visually.
September 14, 2023

Neuro, Cardiac Assessments Warranted in Young Patients With Transient Monocular Vision Loss

Study finds that three out of 20 patients had abnormal findings associated with their condition.
September 12, 2023

Objective Pupillometry Determines Ideal Testing Light

To observe potential pupillary defects, higher intensities masked detection ability.
September 6, 2023

Dopamingeric Therapy Ineffective Aid to Amblyopia

Using levodopa and carbidopa in conjunction with the traditional patch, visual improvement was minimal and transient in a recent literature review.
September 5, 2023

Adjustable-Focus Glasses Imperfect But Helpful for Needy Kids

The option could help address uncorrected refractive error in under-resourced areas, authors suggest.
August 30, 2023

Evidence Lacking for Blue-Light Blocking Lens Claims

Systematic review determines that this modality may not reduce short‐term eye strain associated with computer work.
August 25, 2023

New Spectacle Lens Helps Improve Day, Night Vision for Drivers

Shamir says its latest offering reduces glare, increases contrast sensitivity and expands the horizontal visual field.
August 7, 2023