A school-based vision program, which provides eye examinations and eye glasses to students, has a one-year positive impact on reading scores.
Sandra Lora Cremers, MD, Alina Dumitrescu, MD, and optometric educator Neeraj K. Singh, BSOptom, speculate about the damage done from more than a year of online education, and how eye care professionals can offer aid.
The research indicates that anteroposterior traction caused by axial elongation leads to the condition.
The intervention shows 2 outdoor hours per day helped keep myopia prevalence stable, even with increased screen time.
Children with moderate astigmatism who either wore glasses or were observed had similar rates of strabismus or amblyopia.
Having 2 parents with myopia also increased the risk of nearsightedness for all children.
The incidence of myopia increased among schoolchildren in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Low exposure to the outdoors was also linked to worsening near vision.
Ocular surface physiology and questionnaire data show adjustment to soft lenses is similar with fast or gradual wear introduction.
A study says the protocol could help cataract patients adopt presbyopic implants.
The study suggests relying on topography measurements to identify patients at risk.
The technology was deemed safe for LASIK retreatment, researchers say.
A retrospective case series demonstrates how most patients with post-LASIK ectasia can regain functional visual with the right management.
Initial clinical impressions of extended depth of focus IOLs are promising in post radial keratotomy patients, researchers suggest.
Corneal ectasia or contact-lens related corneal warpage can also contribute to inferior steepening.
Patients maintained visual results following trans-epithelial photorefractive keratectomy with nontouch debridement.
The magnitude of decentration does not differ between eyes with satisfactory outcomes, and those with suboptimal outcomes, the report explains.
Of those needing further surgery after retinal detachment repair, 51.5% returned to the operating room within 45 days, study says.
Patients rated prescriptions created using an autorefractor similar to those created with subjective refraction.
Senile sclerotic optic discs had the fastest rate, according to the study.