Moving Stimulus Increases Dynamic Range of Perimetry

This allows reliable testing at locations with more severe damage without the problems caused by increasing size.

Visual Hallucinations in the Dementia Spectrum

Be proactive in asking patients questions and understand the risks they certainly face.

Current Vision Screening for Licensure Penalizes Older Drivers

A recent study found acuity to be an inadequate predictor of motor vehicle collision that may be taking more people than necessary off the road.

Poor Visual Processing Speed, Motion Perception Lower Driving Ability

Adults over age 70 had worse performance scores on the road if one or both of these functions was impaired.

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.

Convergence Insufficiency Common in the Geriatric Population

Prevalence was higher than in most previous studies.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Responsible for Vision Problems

Orientation difficulties predominated in a small study that found disorders in just over half of subjects.

Closer CS Test Needed for Patients with Low Vision

Study shows performance improved when viewing the chart from a nearer vantage point.

Post-concussion Oculomotor Screenings Fall Short

Associated vision problems may prolong recovery, and 70% of kids with TBI experience at least one.

US States Lack Consistent School Vision Screening Rules

Only six necessitated exams at least every two years, while a handful of others had no requirements at all.

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New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
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