Refraction

Impact of Visual Field Loss on Vision-Specific QOL Varies By Race

Socioeconomic factors played a large role, with Latino and Chinese Americans reporting a greater change than African Americans.
01/13/2022

Birth Weight Not Correlated to SE at 40 Months of Age

This parameter is not an influential factor of refractive status as a child grows up, study shows.
12/07/2021

Eyelid Position Affects Refractive Outcomes

Before cataract surgery, consider your patient’s ptosis. Against-the-rule astigmatism was most common in the age-related form, and with-the-rule was most common in contact lens-related cases.
11/10/2021

Structural Thicknesses Differ Between Emmetropes and Hyperopes

The latter group had greater choroidal thickness but smaller RNFL and GCL measurements, study finds.
11/08/2021

Identifying Patterns in Adult Myopic and Hyperopic Shifts

Smoking was a risk factor for the latter, while female sex and myopic baseline SE were associated with the former, study finds.
08/12/2021

Trifocal IOLs Provide Good VA for Some Astigmats

However, conventional options may be better if post-op astigmatism was between 0.75D and 1.00D.
08/20/2020

A Little VT Goes a Long Way

This pair of cases highlights the technique’s usefulness in those patients who could never get by with lenses alone.
08/15/2020

Updates Come in Threes

Consider replacing or upgrading tests patients and doctors dislike.
08/15/2020

Epithelial Integrity Linked with Post-LASIK Success

A thickness greater than 60.5μm suggests the patient may have better visual outcomes.
08/05/2020

Don’t Forget Refraction for Ocular Disease Patients

More than 25% seeking low vision rehab gained at least a two-line improvement.
06/03/2020