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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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Static methods broadly adopt the same optical techniques as those used in presbyopic contact lens correction and aim to satisfy the needs of the presbyope by increasing binocular depth-of-focus, often using monovision as well as simultaneous...

source: Ophthalmic and Physiologic Optics via Wiley Online Library

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of a novel biometric parameter, relative lens vault, with primary angle closure and primary angle-closure glaucoma.

source: BMC Ophthalmology

Before the introduction of primary pars plana vitrectomy in the 1970s, scleral buckling surgery was the standard of care for the treatment of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. Debate continues over whether scleral buckling or pars plana vitrectomy is a more appropriate...

source: Retinal Physician

A 49-year-old man from India was diagnosed as having cilio-choroidal melanoma, without metastasis, in his right eye with the help of magnetic resonance imaging. This was later confirmed by histopathological evaluation. Two individuals...

source: Optometry and Vision Science

The academy is pleased to announce the receipients of the 2014 awards.

source: American Academy of Optometry

A new study by researchers at the University of Oregon published in the journal Neuron describes a brain stem circuit in mice that may help explain how active movement impacts the way the brain processes sensory information. "Previous studies...

source: University of Oregon via Medical Xpress


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