Kids Tolerate 3D VR Games Well

Children fared better than adults in discomfort and after-effects.

Choroid Varies With Sex, Perinatal Characteristics

A thicker subfoveal area was associated with females and bigger babies.

Evidence Mounts for Low-dose Atropine

In myopic children aged five to 16, 79% responded to treatment.

Preemies Suffer Reduced Vision in Adulthood

These patients had significantly lower distance and near visual acuity, mean deviation and contrast sensitivity.

Maryland Implements Screen Safety Guidelines

The state moves to limit digital device use in schools. A critic calls the policy “profoundly mediocre.”

Hold the Glasses for Toddlers with Hyperopia

Most of these children didn’t have vision deterioration at three years.

Visual-motor Integration Tied to Academic Success

Clinical tests identifying school children at risk of underachieving aid in patient management

New Spectacle Design Cuts Myopia Progression by More than Half

Researchers suggest the lens is a less invasive treatment than other options.

Study: Contact Lenses Adverse Effects Rare in Children

Researchers say the devices can help slow myopia.

Amblyopia Common in Post-Cataract Children

More than half of these patients developed the condition, a recent study found.

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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