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Vision

Visual Impairment Disproportionately Affects Minorities

Education, income and insurance should also be taken into account.
November 30, 2020

Autistic Kids Missing Out on Eye Exams

This pediatric population is at higher risk of developing visual difficulties but is not adequately diagnosed or treated.
November 18, 2020

Color Vision Tests for Protanopia Not Equal in Diagnostic Accuracy

Study found the Ishihara test did poorly in screening.
October 28, 2020

Research Describes Vision Rehab Needs

Patients with visual impairment need early access to rehabilitation and financial support.
October 23, 2020

Blue Light Lenses Spare Color Vision

New research suggests even those with the lowest blue light transmittance have little effect.
October 22, 2020

Monocular Eye Closure Common with Epiretinal Membrane

These attempts to overcome visual symptoms reduce quality of life.
September 29, 2020

Gaming May Help Treat Binocular Amblyopia

Some children who played a binocular game had better VA gains than those who received patching.
June 4, 2020

Don’t Forget Refraction for Ocular Disease Patients

More than 25% seeking low vision rehab gained at least a two-line improvement.
June 3, 2020

Comorbid Cognitive and Visual Decline Requires Urgent Attention

Older adults with both conditions had more severe activity limitations.
May 28, 2020

Hormonal Therapy Linked With Uveitis

Exposure increased the risk of this sight-threatening condition.
May 11, 2020