Refraction

A Day in the Life

Getting to know who your patient is outside the clinic could make a world of difference in crafting an effective treatment strategy.
04/15/2023

Not All Accommodation Anomalies Need Ocular Treatment

For patients experiencing psychological problems such as anxiety, relieving their worries about vision may improve their symptoms.
02/01/2023

Axis of Astigmatism Can Be Changed by Mask Wear

It’s possible that rigid facial coverings induce compressive force on the lower eyelid, changing corneal shape, a team speculates.
12/27/2022

Majority of Glasses Rechecks Due to Poor Quality Refractions

Continuing development and training regarding the basics of prescribing is needed, researchers suggest.
12/23/2022

Addition by Subtraction: Cutting the Cyl

Most of the time, small amounts don’t equate to a change in prescription.
12/15/2022

SMILE, LASIK Have Similar Efficacy for Astigmatism Correction

However, a recent meta-analysis found that the former showed a greater undercorrection and more residual astigmatism.
11/23/2022

Optical Factors Decrease Myopes’ Vision Regardless of Pathologic Lesions

Astigmatism in particular was found to affect visual acuity.
10/18/2022

Refractive Errors and Strabismus Top Causes of Headaches in Children

These, along with other more serious ocular conditions, are likely the culprit in about a quarter of cases.
09/23/2022

Traditional Cycloplegic Refraction Remains Most Precise

Though some non-cycloplegic approaches may be useful in certain patients, the gold standard approach still produces the best results overall.
08/04/2022

The Stars in Our Eyes

Take a look at the spatial insight that the Van Orden star can offer.
06/15/2022

Upcoming Events

June 21, 2024

SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: Steven Ferrucci, OD, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

Sponsored by Apellis

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June 26, 2024

Patient-Centered Communications: Practical Strategies for Discussing EVO ICL
Location: Virtual
Presenters: George Waring, IV, MD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Webinar: 6:00pm PT

Sponsored by STAAR Surgical

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September 8, 2024

Ocular Surface Symposium
Location: Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Presenter:  Paul Karpecki, OD

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