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Optometrists should keep an eye out for child abuse

March 7, 2015

ATLANTA – Parents or care givers may bring abused children to a health care professional that will not give them a full body exam, Andrea Gregory, MD, FAAP, said at a presentation here at SECO.

Because of this, she explained, even optometrists should understand what to look for in terms of injury.

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Posterior corneal elevation, irregular astigmatism affect vision in childhood glaucoma

February 6, 2015
An increase in posterior corneal elevation and irregular astigmatism may contribute to visual disability in patients with childhood glaucoma, according to a study.The…

Vision Research Institute launches myopia control website

February 6, 2015
The Vision Research Institute has created a website focused on myopia control.The website, myopiacontrol.org, will provide educational tools on myopia, as well as…
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Ortho-K may slow myopia progression in children

February 5, 2015
Orthokeratology may be successful in slowing the progression of myopia in children, according to a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.Si and…
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Optometrists should keep an eye out for child abuse

March 7, 2015
ATLANTA – Parents or care givers may bring abused children to a health care professional that will not give them a full body exam, Andrea…
In the Journals

Posterior corneal elevation, irregular astigmatism affect vision in childhood glaucoma

February 6, 2015
An increase in posterior corneal elevation and irregular astigmatism may contribute to visual disability in patients with childhood glaucoma…

Vision Research Institute launches myopia control website

February 6, 2015
The Vision Research Institute has created a website focused on myopia control.The website, myopiacontrol.org, will provide educational tools on…
In the Journals

Ortho-K may slow myopia progression in children

February 5, 2015
Orthokeratology may be successful in slowing the progression of myopia in children, according to a study recently published in Optometry and Vision
In the Journals

Myopia in Chinese students more prevalent in middle-income province vs. low-income province

February 5, 2015
The prevalence of clinically significant myopia among middle-income students in China may be almost twice that of lower-income students, according to…
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Anisocoria in a pediatric patient after bounce house accident

January 30, 2015
The ophthalmology service at Tufts Medical Center was consulted for a “blown pupil” in the right eye of a 2-year-old boy. He was admitted…

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…
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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…
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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…
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