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Woman uses suppression therapy, gains stereo vision at 48

July 21, 2016

BOSTON – Sue Barry, PhD, told her story of living without 3D vision for her entire life, then with the help of suppression therapy, she was able to gain stereo vision 1 day after her 48th birthday.

Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Barry explained that she had alternating infantile exotropia and underwent three eye surgeries by the third grade.

Meeting News Coverage

With echolocation, the blind use sound energy to see

June 30, 2016
BOSTON – Daniel Kish discussed here at Optometry’s Meeting how he uses echolocation to “see” his surroundings through the echoes created from…

FDA clears REBIScan’s Pediatric Vision Scanner

June 22, 2016
The FDA has granted REBIScan market clearance through the de novo pathway for the Pediatric Vision Scanner, according to a press release. The hand-held Pediatric Vision…

Prevent Blindness selects three states for initiative to improve children’s vision

June 14, 2016
The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness and the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality have selected Arizona…
Meeting News Coverage

Optical tests may serve as biomarkers in mTBI

July 14, 2016
BOSTON – Researchers found that pupillary light reflex and near point of convergence may serve as objective…
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Study finds marketing affects prescribing behavior

July 13, 2016
BOSTON – Optometrists earned more than $18 million in 2014 as a result of financial relationships with the…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

Optometry's Meeting 2016

Alcon launches daily disposable multifocal

July 14, 2016
Alcon introduced Dailies Total1 Multifocal contact lenses, which are designed to address end-of-day dryness and…
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Meeting News Coverage

Woman uses suppression therapy, gains stereo vision at 48

July 21, 2016
BOSTON – Sue Barry, PhD, told her story of living without 3D vision for her entire life, then with the help of suppression therapy, she was…

Meeting News Coverage

With echolocation, the blind use sound energy to see

June 30, 2016
BOSTON – Daniel Kish discussed here at Optometry’s Meeting how he uses echolocation to “see” his surroundings through the…

FDA clears REBIScan’s Pediatric Vision Scanner

June 22, 2016
The FDA has granted REBIScan market clearance through the de novo pathway for the Pediatric Vision Scanner, according to a press release. The…

Prevent Blindness selects three states for initiative to improve children’s vision

June 14, 2016
The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness and the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality…

Smartphone imager effective in nontraditional eye care settings

June 13, 2016
Researchers reported that the D-Eye, a smartphone imaging system, may be useful in situations where conventional fundus photography is not an option…

Former AOA President, OGS advocate, Vic Connors passes

June 7, 2016
Former American Optometric Association president and board of trustees’ member Victor J. Connors, OD, passed away on Monday. He was a native of…

In the Journals

Comfort, visual quality found equal contributors to presbyopic contact lens dropout

June 7, 2016
In a presbyopic population, dissatisfaction with vision and discomfort were reported equally as often as primary reasons for discontinuation…

In the Journals

Study: Ortho-K lenses should not increase microbial keratitis risk

June 6, 2016
Researchers found that ortho-K lens wear has no physiological effect on the normal flora, and its use should not increase the risk of microbial…

In the Journals

Several risk factors associated with ophthalmologic findings in infants with presumed Zika virus

May 26, 2016
Infants presumed to have the Zika virus who had smaller cephalic perimeters at birth and whose mothers reported virus symptoms in the first trimester…

AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available for an online 30-day public…

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