Vision

Reduced Stereopsis Linked to Poor Inhibition in Elderly

This association wasn’t found in younger patients.
12/31/2020

Prevalence of Visual Impairment Continues to Climb

Cataract and undercorrected refractive error were the top sources of avoidable vision loss.
12/31/2020

More Evidence of Smartphone’s Ill Effects on Vision

With prolonged use, younger patients were more likely to experience visual impairment, study finds.
12/22/2020

Visual Impairment Decreases Cognition in Adults

These patients were two times more likely to experience cognitive difficulties, study finds.
12/16/2020

Smartphone Use May Cause Vergence Adaptation Issues

Intensive near work induces against-the-rule corneal astigmatism, study finds.
12/11/2020

Visual Impairment Disproportionately Affects Minorities

Education, income and insurance should also be taken into account.
11/30/2020

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.
11/18/2020

Color Vision Tests for Protanopia Not Equal in Diagnostic Accuracy

Study found the Ishihara test did poorly in screening.
10/28/2020

Research Describes Vision Rehab Needs

Patients with visual impairment need early access to rehabilitation and financial support.
10/23/2020

Blue Light Lenses Spare Color Vision

New research suggests even those with the lowest blue light transmittance have little effect.
10/22/2020

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January 26, 2021

The Vitreous - A Personal, Scientific and Clinical Journey
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Speaker: Leo P. Semes, OD
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