Pediatrics

Kids with Severe Cerebral VI Less Likely to be Prescribed Glasses

On the flipside, those with milder cases generally didn’t have significant refractive error warranting correction but still received a prescription for spectacle lenses, study finds.
09/24/2021

School-based Vision Programs Improve Academic Performance

Reading and math scores improved with eye examinations and glasses, especially in girls and special education students, research shows.
09/14/2021

ICLs Improve Myopic Anisometropic Amblyopia Correction

This treatment method offered efficacy, safety and stability for pediatric patients, study notes.
09/09/2021

Preschool Vision Screening Methods: the More the Merrier

A hybrid approach combining both VA and Spot Vision Screener testing produced the most accurate results in amblyopia detection, at 91%, study finds.
09/07/2021

Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pediatric Eye Disease Prevalence

Household net worth, geographic region and race all seem to play a role in this disparity, research shows.
09/03/2021

Surgery Nets High Success for IOP Lowering in Pediatric Glaucoma Cases

90% of eyes reached target pressure goals with or without medication.
08/16/2021

Sequential Treatment with Glasses, Patching May Improve Stereopsis in Amblyopia

Visual acuity and interocular difference, however, were comparable to the simultaneous therapy group, study finds.
08/13/2021

Children with Strabismus Have Lower Injury Risk After Surgery

Research shows procedure may improve motor skills, postural stability, gait safety and balance control in pediatric patients.
07/23/2021

Atropine Plus Patching Improves VA in Severe Amblyopia Patients

A combined approach is more effective than occlusion alone, study finds, although the differences were relatively small.
07/21/2021

Miniscleral Lenses Safe and Effective in Most Kids

The majority of children in a new study experienced increased comfortable daily wearing time and improved visual acuity.
07/06/2021

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September 30, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
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October 7, 2021

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October 12, 2021

A New Perspective on Dry Eye
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