Kids with Severe Cerebral VI Less Likely to be Prescribed Glasses

On the flipside, those with milder cases generally didn’t have significant refractive error warranting correction but still received a prescription for spectacle lenses, study finds.

School-based Vision Programs Improve Academic Performance

Reading and math scores improved with eye examinations and glasses, especially in girls and special education students, research shows.

ICLs Improve Myopic Anisometropic Amblyopia Correction

This treatment method offered efficacy, safety and stability for pediatric patients, study notes.

Preschool Vision Screening Methods: the More the Merrier

A hybrid approach combining both VA and Spot Vision Screener testing produced the most accurate results in amblyopia detection, at 91%, study finds.

Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pediatric Eye Disease Prevalence

Household net worth, geographic region and race all seem to play a role in this disparity, research shows.

Surgery Nets High Success for IOP Lowering in Pediatric Glaucoma Cases

90% of eyes reached target pressure goals with or without medication.

Sequential Treatment with Glasses, Patching May Improve Stereopsis in Amblyopia

Visual acuity and interocular difference, however, were comparable to the simultaneous therapy group, study finds.

Children with Strabismus Have Lower Injury Risk After Surgery

Research shows procedure may improve motor skills, postural stability, gait safety and balance control in pediatric patients.

Atropine Plus Patching Improves VA in Severe Amblyopia Patients

A combined approach is more effective than occlusion alone, study finds, although the differences were relatively small.

Miniscleral Lenses Safe and Effective in Most Kids

The majority of children in a new study experienced increased comfortable daily wearing time and improved visual acuity.

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