No Ocular Motor Conflict Found in Intermittent Exotropia Patients

Study shows intermittent exotropia isn’t driven by accommodative convergence alone, nor associated with over-accommodation secondary to fusional convergence efforts.

Strabismus Can Improve Children’s Reading, Drawing Post-op

These findings should be considered when deliberating the indications for surgery.

Study Highlights Importance of Community-based Vision Screening

More than 78% of high-risk individuals failed and 66% were referred to ophthalmology due to cataracts, retinal abnormalities or other ocular disease findings that may have gone undetected.

Visual Field Loss a High Predictor in Stroke Study

This factor’s severe impairment was found in patients with acute cases.

Over 25% of Elderly Americans Living with Visual Impairment

Experts characterize the rise in cases and differences based on socioeconomic status, education and ethnicity as evidence of failure of policymakers to expand access to care.

Effects of Improved Adherence May Take Time

A glaucoma medication intervention boosted compliance, but clinical outcomes didn’t differ from controls a year later.

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.

FTC May Require Signed Confirmation of Patient Rx Release

If the proposed changes become law, ODs and MDs will have to obtain signatures before distributing a paper or digital script and keep them on record for three years.

Substantial Differences Recorded Between Snellen, ETDRS VA Charts

The lack of standardization may explain why clinical studies are not replicable in clinical practice.

Visual Impairment, Blindness More Common in Redlined Communities

Study shows how structural inequities established decades ago affect eye care today.