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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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Amblyopes do not reliably show relative afferent pupillary defects with full-field stimulation, but amblyopia has cortical involvement; hence, stimuli that engage cortex may be able to reveal pupil defects in amblyopes. Pupillary responses...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

The purpose of this work was to evaluate the potential of a novel custom-designed rigid gas permeable contact lens to modify the relative peripheral refractive error in a sample of myopic patients. Fifty-two right eyes of 52 myopic...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

The aim of this study was to determine if Demodex infestation is more frequent in contact lens wearers than in nonwearers. Secondary aims were to evaluate the effects of Demodex on the ocular surface (symptoms and signs) and to evaluate the ability of confocal laser scanning...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

The Academy's Scientific Program offers scientists, educators and clinicians the opportunity to exchange the latest information in optometry and vision science in two formats, research paper presentations and scientific posters. Please visit the Papers and Posters Web page...

source: American Academy of Optometry

The aim of this study was to investigate the personal nutrition-related attitudes and behaviors of Australian optometrists and, in particular, their understanding of the evidence relating to the merit...

source: Nutrition

The purpose of this study was to assess whether cigarette smoking is associated with the development of uveitis in a population-based setting. Patients aged older than 18 years were seen at a Kaiser Permanente Hawaii clinic between Jan. 1, 2006, and Dec. 31, 2007. Analysis...

source: Ophthalmology


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