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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. Kelly, PhD, reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.

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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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VIDEO: Researchers work to improve vision achieved with retinal prostheses

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Andrew Weitz, MD, of the USC Roski Eye Institute, describes research underway to improve…
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Visual skill training improves reading skills

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE – Children reading below grade level showed improved reading outcomes after basic visual skill training when compared to traditional reading training…
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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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