Strabismus

Temporary Prism Therapy Effective in Acute Acquired Concomitant Esotropia

Stepwise reduction in power over time tended to promote positive outcomes, eliminating the condition within a year in 40% of patients in a new study.
06/30/2022

Strabismus Patients Often Not Offered Surgical Intervention

Other reasons for failing to undergo correction include fear of complications and cost.
06/20/2022

Children with Vision Impairment More Likely to Develop Depression, Anxiety

Early detection and treatment of strabismus improves overall health and decreases cost burden.
06/02/2022

Eye Patching Affects QoL Less Than Parents Think

In addition, a recent study found that for children older than five, this metric correlates negatively with the angle of strabismus.
04/19/2022

Strabismus Affects QOL, Even After Surgery

Those with the condition reported less satisfaction compared with visually normal children.
03/25/2022

Strabismus Patients at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Study finds moderate association and encourages screening.
03/16/2022

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

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.
09/03/2021

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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