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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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Nomination documents, as well as a CV of the nominee, should be emailed to Helen Viksnins at HelenV@aaoptom.org prior to April 1. For more information and a list of Academy Awards, visit the awards Web page.

source: American Academy of Optometry

Achromobacter xylosoxidans and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms can develop in ophthalmic products and accessories such as contact lens cases, leading to the development of ocular infections. This study evaluated the efficacy of...

source: Optometry & Vision Science

The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical effectiveness of three types of images for detecting retinal nerve fiber layer defects. Three image sets of 100 subjects (nine normal control subjects, 16 glaucoma suspects...

source: Optometry & Vision Science

The Decoding-Encoding Screener for Dyslexia was developed to identify children who may have reading difficulties. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity of the Decoding-Encoding Screener for Dyslexia using two standardized tests of reading ability in school-aged...

source: Optometry & Vision Science

The purpose of this study was to report the outcomes of cataract surgery in eyes with previous herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Eyes with a history of herpes zoster ophthalmicus that had phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation...

source: Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of obesity-induced pre-/early diabetes on the retina to provide new evidence on the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes associated diabetic retinopathy. A high-fat-diet induced obesity mouse model was used in this study....

source: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science


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