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Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015

The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and retina specialists, according to a study

The prospective cohort study compared nine ROP experts’ interpretations of 16 color fundus photographs vs. 16 color fundus photographs paired with corresponding fluorescein angiography (FA) images to determine diagnoses and management plans.

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ADHD symptoms associated with pediatric penetrating eye injuries

August 26, 2015
A positive correlation between penetrating ocular injuries and symptoms related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the pediatric population was found in a…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Various IOP measurements appropriate for monitoring children

August 26, 2015
Rebound, noncontact and Goldmann applanation tonometries demonstrated similar results when measuring intraocular pressure in children, according to a study recently…
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Mandatory protective eyewear reduces injuries in field hockey

August 21, 2015
The use of mandatory protective eyewear by female field hockey players has reduced incidences of eye and orbital injuries, as well as severe face and head injuries…

BLOG: Take a closer look at alternate eye care delivery

May 26, 2015
Eye care has traditionally been delivered in a doctor’s office. Although the setting has changed over the last…
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Part-time patching shows no benefit in treating intermittent exotropia

August 19, 2015
Part-time patching was shown to be no more effective than observation among children between the ages of 12 months and…
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Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric…
In the Journals

ADHD symptoms associated with pediatric penetrating eye injuries

August 26, 2015
A positive correlation between penetrating ocular injuries and symptoms related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the pediatric…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Various IOP measurements appropriate for monitoring children

August 26, 2015
Rebound, noncontact and Goldmann applanation tonometries demonstrated similar results when measuring intraocular pressure in children, according to a…
In the Journals

Mandatory protective eyewear reduces injuries in field hockey

August 21, 2015
The use of mandatory protective eyewear by female field hockey players has reduced incidences of eye and orbital injuries, as well as severe face and…
In the JournalsPerspective

Part-time patching shows no benefit in treating intermittent exotropia

August 19, 2015
Part-time patching was shown to be no more effective than observation among children between the ages of 12 months and 35 months with intermittent…
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BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is on the younger side of the age…
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Axial elongation correlated with age, summed corneal power change

August 12, 2015
Researchers identified relationships between axial length and summed corneal power change and age in myopic children undergoing orthokeratology…

Vision Impact Institute registers as non-profit

August 4, 2015
The Vision Impact Institute announced several developments following the organization's first advisory board meeting of the year in July.As detailed…
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Brien Holden, pioneer of treating global refractive error, dies

July 28, 2015
Brien A. Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM, a professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at Australia’s University of New South Wales, CEO of the…
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Near tasks may worsen myopia in children

July 17, 2015
Researchers found that myopic children have close working distances for near tasks such as reading, writing and playing video games, which may…
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