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Study Identifies Common Eye Abnormalities in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Among the most prevalent were short palpebral fissure length, visual impairment and epicanthus.
September 19, 2022

Laser Refractive Surgery in Kids May Mitigate Amblyopia

While not a perfect solution, a review study by the Academy of Ophthalmology found that it may yield some improvement, though long-term safety data is lacking.
August 24, 2022

Youth with Diabetes at Risk of Early Retinal Complications

These include increased total retinal and inner retinal thickness in the central subfield that correlates with HbA1c and fasting glucose, as shown on OCT.
July 6, 2022

OCT-A Can Assess Retinal Perfusion in Children With Amblyopia

Macular vessel density of the superficial capillary plexus is lower among these patients.
June 29, 2022

Just One Hour of Smartphone Use Causes Ocular Discomfort in Kids

Blink rate decreased and interblink interval increased within the first minute of gaming on the device.
June 10, 2022

Immunomodulatory Therapy Needed to Treat Pediatric Anterior Uveitis

Study shows early use is key to reducing complications and improving visual outcomes.
June 3, 2022

Children with Vision Impairment More Likely to Develop Depression, Anxiety

Early detection and treatment of strabismus improves overall health and decreases cost burden.
June 2, 2022

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