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January print issue of PCON now available online

January 16, 2015

The January 2015 print issue of Primary Care Optometry News tackles topics from myopia control to cyberliability to treating presbyopia with topical drops to inexpensive treatment options.

We also begin celebrating our 20th year of publication with a “Pioneers in Optometry” series.

PCON January 2015 PCON Reports

Increasing prevalence of myopia underscores need for control

Primary Care Optometry News, January 2015
The incidence of myopia has increased significantly over the past several decades, according to several researchers and presenters who discussed the topic at the…
In the Journals

Majority of eye tests successful in children with autism

January 12, 2015
Patients with autism spectrum disorder, particularly those who are nonverbal, demonstrated a lower success rate in intraocular pressure testing, according to a study…
In the Journals

Daily disposable contact lenses suitable for teenagers

January 7, 2015
Researchers who evaluated spectacles and contact lenses in teenage patients found that contacts were an effective, positive treatment option for this group.Plowright and…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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January print issue of PCON now available online

January 16, 2015
The January 2015 print issue of Primary Care Optometry News tackles topics from myopia control to cyberliability to treating presbyopia with topical…
PCON January 2015 PCON Reports

Increasing prevalence of myopia underscores need for control

Primary Care Optometry News, January 2015
The incidence of myopia has increased significantly over the past several decades, according to several researchers and presenters who discussed the…
In the Journals

Majority of eye tests successful in children with autism

January 12, 2015
Patients with autism spectrum disorder, particularly those who are nonverbal, demonstrated a lower success rate in intraocular pressure testing…
In the Journals

Daily disposable contact lenses suitable for teenagers

January 7, 2015
Researchers who evaluated spectacles and contact lenses in teenage patients found that contacts were an effective, positive treatment option for this…
In the Journals

Researchers find no association between vitamin D, myopia

January 2, 2015
Vitamin D and D3 are biomarkers for time spent outdoors, according to a study recently published in Investigational Ophthalmology & Visual
In the Journals

Age at surgery, follow-up visual acuity affect stereopsis outcomes in pediatric cataract patients

December 30, 2014
Age at the time of surgery and visual acuity of the treated eye influence stereopsis outcomes in pediatric patients with unilateral cataracts…
In the Journals

Computer program may offer second opinion at bedside for plus disease

December 29, 2014
A computer program shows promise at being able to provide a second opinion of plus disease at the bedside, according to a study.ROPtool was used…
In the Journals

Next-generation DNA sequencing may have capability to detect congenital cataracts

December 17, 2014
Next-generation DNA sequencing demonstrated the capability to alter clinical management, direct care pathways and enable accurate genetic counseling…
In the Journals

Accommodative amplitude test methods produce differing results

December 16, 2014
Objective measurements of accommodative amplitude differed from subjective measurements, according a study recently published in Optometry and

My experience at the LOEC in Prague: So much to gain in just 2 days

December 16, 2014
I am a young doctor from the Republic of Moldova. I work as an ophthalmologist for children in the department of pediatric ophthalmology at the…
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