Vision

Autistic Kids Missing Out on Eye Exams

This pediatric population is at higher risk of developing visual difficulties but is not adequately diagnosed or treated.
11/18/2020

Color Vision Tests for Protanopia Not Equal in Diagnostic Accuracy

Study found the Ishihara test did poorly in screening.
10/28/2020

Research Describes Vision Rehab Needs

Patients with visual impairment need early access to rehabilitation and financial support.
10/23/2020

Blue Light Lenses Spare Color Vision

New research suggests even those with the lowest blue light transmittance have little effect.
10/22/2020

Monocular Eye Closure Common with Epiretinal Membrane

These attempts to overcome visual symptoms reduce quality of life.
09/29/2020

Gaming May Help Treat Binocular Amblyopia

Some children who played a binocular game had better VA gains than those who received patching.
06/04/2020

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

Comorbid Cognitive and Visual Decline Requires Urgent Attention

Older adults with both conditions had more severe activity limitations.
05/28/2020

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.
05/11/2020

Visual Impairment Linked with Dementia Risk

Worse baseline visual acuities were also associated with mild cognitive impairment.
05/05/2020

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December 1, 2020

Modern Management of Hyphema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Andrew S. Gurwood, OD and Marc D. Myers, OD
8:00pm EST 

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December 1, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
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Retina Update 2020
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Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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