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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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One of the distinguishing factors of the academy's annual meeting is the incorporation of Scientific Program papers and posters into the curriculum. Each year, over 100 papers and 400 posters are presented by scientists, educators and clinicians in an effort to share the...

source: American Academy of Optometry

Delayed rod-mediated dark adaptation is characteristic of early age-related macular degeneration and also can be observed in some older adults in normal macular health. Researchers examined cross-sectional...

source: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science via PubMed

Corneal dystrophies are a rare group of hereditary disorders, that are bilateral, noninflammatory and progressive. Clinically, they can be classified based on the anatomic layer of the cornea affected. Refractive surgery and phototherapeutic keratectomy can be performed...

source: Survey of Ophthalmology

The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical features, management and outcomes of 15 patients with cutaneous melanoma metastatic to the orbit. The authors review emerging treatments for metastatic melanoma and their ocular implications.

source: Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery via PubMed

This is a prospective observational study in 38 eyes of 38 patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma who underwent trabeculectomy. Researchers used customized software to analyze optical coherence tomography...

source: Journal of Glaucoma via PubMed

The purpose of this study was to examine the strength of association between 24-hour rhythms of habitual intraocular pressure in the paired eyes of healthy individuals and glaucoma patients. Laboratory records of 24-hour habitual...

source: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science via PubMed


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