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Refraction

Refractive Errors and Strabismus Top Causes of Headaches in Children

These, along with other more serious ocular conditions, are likely the culprit in about a quarter of cases.
September 23, 2022

Traditional Cycloplegic Refraction Remains Most Precise

Though some non-cycloplegic approaches may be useful in certain patients, the gold standard approach still produces the best results overall.
August 4, 2022

Angle Kappa May Affect Diagnostic Accuracy in Refractive Surgery Patients

Using a best-fit toric ellipse map or performing ancillary testing may help to exclude ectasia in those with larger measurements.
April 13, 2022

SE Difference Less Than 1D Common With Non-Cycloplegic Refraction

Recent finding provides more insight into this young patient demographic.
March 14, 2022

Majority of Glasses Rechecks Due to Poor Quality Refractions

Continuing development and training regarding the basics of prescribing is needed, researchers suggest.
February 17, 2022

New AR Coating Improves Contrast Sensitivity, Aesthetics

Shamir’s latest is intended to raise the bar for visual clarity, the company says.
February 4, 2022

Near Work, Device Use Tied to Rising Strabismus Cases

Specifically, long-duration close activities and late-night screen exposure are proposed to be among the main causes.
February 3, 2022

Impact of Visual Field Loss on Vision-Specific QOL Varies By Race

Socioeconomic factors played a large role, with Latino and Chinese Americans reporting a greater change than African Americans.
January 13, 2022

Birth Weight Not Correlated to SE at 40 Months of Age

This parameter is not an influential factor of refractive status as a child grows up, study shows.
December 7, 2021

Eyelid Position Affects Refractive Outcomes

Before cataract surgery, consider your patient’s ptosis. Against-the-rule astigmatism was most common in the age-related form, and with-the-rule was most common in contact lens-related cases.
November 10, 2021