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Study Shows High Prevalence of Refractive Errors in Children Born Preterm

Strabismus was also reported in a significant percentage of this patient population.
May 19, 2022

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.
April 4, 2022

Strabismus Affects QOL, Even After Surgery

Those with the condition reported less satisfaction compared with visually normal children.
March 25, 2022

Mental Illness in Children, Teens Associated With Eye Disease

Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and depression were risk factors.
March 22, 2022

Strabismus Patients at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Study finds moderate association and encourages screening.
March 16, 2022

Glaucoma Development Common After Childhood Lensectomy

Close monitoring for the disease, reduced vision and refractive error is needed in these patients, study finds.
February 15, 2022

Age-specific Cutoffs Improve Accuracy of Myopia Screening

This study also found merit in using cycloplegic refraction after referral to confirm the condition in young suspects.
January 28, 2022

Light Exposure Linked to Refractive Development in Kids

Preschoolers from Israel had more hyperopic reserve when they were exposed to higher amounts of indoor illumination.
January 20, 2022

Fix-and-follow Method Reliable, Repeatable in Infants

A new grading strategy helped pinpoint visual function in patients who tend to struggle with exam cooperation.
December 27, 2021

Rethink Glasses in Infants with High Astigmatism, Hyperopia

Most of these eyes emmetropized to a greater degree than eyes with myopia.
December 15, 2021