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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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The academy will offer several lectures for continuing education with examination credits during each day of Academy 2014 Denver. Examination information will be sent to those who request it. Visit the CEE lectures website for more information.

source: American Academy of Optometry

Anisometropia represents a unique example of ocular development, where the two eyes of an individual, with an identical genetic background and seemingly subject to identical environmental influences, can grow asymmetrically to produce...

source: Clinical and Experimental Optometry via Wiley Online Library

Don Parker was facing a second surgery to treat the bulging eyes and double vision he was experiencing due to Graves' eye disease. But then ophthalmologist Dr. James McDonnell of Loyola University Medical Center recommended an alternative...

source: Health Canal

Despite decades of research, scientists have yet to create an artificial neural network capable of rivaling the speed and accuracy of the human visual cortex. Now, Haizhou Li and Huajin Tang at the Agency for...

source: Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore via Phys.org

A new review article in the June issue of Focal Points calls keratoprosthesis a viable alternative to standard corneal transplantation to help people suffering from corneal blindness. Co-authored by Dr. Rony R. Sayegh, an eye surgeon...

source: University Hospitals via News-Medical.Net

A spreadsheet-based computer model used a novel ellipto-conical corneal model coupled with population data on corneoscleral topography obtained in a previous clinical study. The model calculated lens edge strain as a predictor of lens tightness.

source: Optometry and Vision Science


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