Refraction

Three Sides to Every Survey

This patient history tool is simple to implement yet significant for outcomes.
04/15/2022

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.
04/13/2022

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

Recent finding provides more insight into this young patient demographic.
03/14/2022

Majority of Glasses Rechecks Due to Poor Quality Refractions

Continuing development and training regarding the basics of prescribing is needed, researchers suggest.
02/17/2022

New AR Coating Improves Contrast Sensitivity, Aesthetics

Shamir’s latest is intended to raise the bar for visual clarity, the company says.
02/04/2022

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.
02/03/2022

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.
01/13/2022

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.
12/07/2021

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.
11/10/2021

Structural Thicknesses Differ Between Emmetropes and Hyperopes

The latter group had greater choroidal thickness but smaller RNFL and GCL measurements, study finds.
11/08/2021

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