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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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Each month, Optometry and Vision Science and LWW issue a press release from a medical writer that LWW distributes to 5,000 media outlets around the world. These are the press releases online, open access beginning June 2011.

source: American Academy of Optometry

Morgellons disease is characterized by complaints of uncomfortable skin sensations and fibers emanating from nonhealing skin lesions. Morgellons disease is well-known in the dermatology and psychiatry literature, where it is typically considered a subtype of delusional parasitosis,...

source: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery via PubMed

Laser photocoagulation-induced choroidal neovascularization is an uncommon iatrogenic complication following thermal laser treatment for diabetic macular edema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Disruption...

source: JAMA Ophthalmology

Point-wise visual field sensitivity analysis can be improved by incorporating an overall visit effect into the data analysis, according to a study by researchers from the Rotterdam Eye Institute. Designated as the Global Visit Effects,...

source: Ophthalmology Times

The purpose of this study was to compare various optic nerve head parameters and peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layerthickness between megalopapilla cases and normal control using spectral domain optical coherence tomography...

source: Acta Ophthalmologica

New research from the National University of Ireland, Galway is using adult stem cells in the fight against cornea transplant rejection. The research has been published in the American Journal of Transplantation and underpins a...

source: HealthCanal


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