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VIDEO: Digital device use affects vision in all patients, regardless of age

May 4, 2016

SEATTLE – While a study found that patients younger than 40 years spent more time on digital devices and used more of them throughout the day, all patients using these devices complained about dry eye symptoms at the end of the day, regardless of age, according to Jennifer S. Harthan, OD, FAAO, here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.

Ab interno canaloplasty reduces IOP, medication use in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma

May 4, 2016
Ab interno canaloplasty reduced IOP and medication use in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a press release from Ellex Medical Lasers.Ellex…
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VIDEO: Binocular iPad game improves compliance, efficacy compared to patching for amblyopia

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE – Dichoptic, contrast rebalancing iPad-based games were found to be more effective than monocular patching in treating childhood amblyopia, Krista R
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Gene therapy improves VA in eyes treated for choroideremia

May 4, 2016
An adeno-associated virus vector improved visual function in two of six patients treated for choroideremia, according to a letter published in the New England Journal of
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Mild vision impairment found in highly myopic, healthy eyes

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers found mild visual impairment in a significant percentage of patients with high myopia but no ocular pathology. Monica Jong, PhD
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Survey shows awareness of blue light remains low

May 2, 2016
Results of a survey conducted by VSP Vision showed that the majority of parents are not aware of the impact of blue…
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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological…
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Study: Hypochlorous acid eliminates nearly all staph from lower lids

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Saline containing 0.01% pure hypochlorous acid was found to reduce Staphylococcus overall from the skin…
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