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The latest on strabismus surgery: What you need to know

Extraocular muscle surgery is the primary treatment for certain types of strabismus. While all surgical procedures have known risk factors, the risks of strabismus surgery are overstated or not up-to-date in some arenas. For example, a quick Web search reveals websites promoting...

source: By Timothy E. Hug
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Encourage your colleagues to stop by the American Academy of Optometry booth in the exhibit hall at SECO to submit a candidacy for fellowship application. We'll waive the $60 application fee for each person who submits an application.

source: American Academy of Optometry

The purpose of this study was to describe a case of extensive macular atrophy and pseudodrusen complicated by bilateral choroidal neovascularization. A 53-year-old woman showed extensive macular atrophy at the posterior pole...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

Corneal pterygium is a frequently encountered ocular condition in clinical practice. The lesion presents as a fibrous, winged like growth that typically manifests on the nasal aspect of the conjunctiva and cornea.

source: Optometry and Vision Science

The purpose of this study was to report a rare case of nasal chondroma presenting as hypertelorism. Researchers reported a case of a 16-year-old boy with a large calcified mass arising from the posterior nasal cavity presenting as hypertelorism. Surgical excision was done,...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

Vision and hearing impairments are known to increase in middle age. In this study, researchers describe the prevalence of vision impairment and dual sensory impairment in U.K. adults aged 40–69 years in a very large and recently ascertained data set. The associations...

source: Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics via Wiley

The purpose of this study was to summarize the results of recent Cochrane systematic reviews that have investigated whether nutritional supplements prevent or slow the progression of age-related macular...

source: Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics


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