Refraction

Letters to the Editor

Here, we reply to some of the criticism, praise and suggestions generated by one of our recent features.
09/15/2018

Tropicamide May Substitute for Cyclopentolate

However, researchers advice caution when using it in young patients.
08/03/2018

Astigmatism Linked to Cognitive and Language Deficits

To kids, it's not just an annoyance—it's an impediment to learning.
07/12/2018

Good Vision, Mental Sharpness in Seniors Go Hand-in-Hand

Maintaining optimal vision may prevent cognitive decline.
07/09/2018

Non-cycloplegic Refractions Increase Risk for Misdiagnosis

Clinicians may overestimate myopia by more than 12% without it.
06/29/2018

How to Spot Vision Exam “Cheaters”

Those who misrepresented answers had greater variability in responses.
06/14/2018

Another Study Touts Improved Depth Perception from Video Games

Stereoacuity remained stable after six months.
06/13/2018

MRI Reveals Post-Therapy Convergence Insufficiency Success

This imaging modality shows changes in brain activation following treatment.
06/12/2018

Topography-guided LASIK Somewhat More Precise than SMILE

Both are safe and effective in refractive error correction but some high-end results favored topo-LASIK.
05/23/2018

Progressive Add Lenses Helpful for Pre-presbyopes

These lenses can improve working distance and induce positive refractive shift, research shows.
05/08/2018

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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