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ADHD prevalence greatest in children with uncorrected vision problems

February 11, 2016

Researchers found that children in a large national sample who had vision problems were more likely to have a current diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than those without vision problems.

The study encompassed 75,171 children without intellectual impairment who were 4 to 17 years old and part of the 2011 to 2012 National Survey of Children’s Health, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Publication Exclusive: Micropulse transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation an option for refractory glaucoma

February 11, 2016
Glaucoma can be a difficult management problem in a subset of patients, even for the most experienced glaucoma specialists. The treatment spectrum includes drugs…
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AKB-9778 improves underlying diabetic retinopathy in TIME-2 study

February 11, 2016
AKB-9778 alone or in combination with ranibizumab improved underlying diabetic retinopathy in eyes with and without diabetic macular edema in the TIME-2 phase 2a study…
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Doctors urge Congress to preserve the 340B Drug Pricing Program

February 11, 2016
Thousands of physicians from American safety-net hospitals signed a letter sent to Congress highlighting the importance of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.The letter asks…
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Reading speed suitable outcome measure for lampalizumab trials

February 11, 2016
MIAMI — Results of the MAHALO study support the use of reading speed as a secondary outcome measure in clinical trials for lampalizumab, a speaker told colleagues…
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Researchers: Ideal myopia-controlling contacts will target many mechanisms

February 1, 2016
Paul Gifford, PhD, FAAO, and Kate Louise Gifford, BAppSc(Optom) determined through a literature review that contact…
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IOP taken with contact lens sensor correlates with visual field changes

February 4, 2016
Researchers determined that the use of 24-hour IOP measurements obtained via a contact lens sensor were associated with…
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Children with uncorrected hyperopia have deficits in early literacy

February 8, 2016
Researchers found that preschool or kindergarten children with uncorrected hyperopia associated with reduced binocular…
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