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Organizations advocate for annual, dilated eye exams

November 3, 2017

An overwhelming 79% of Americans are unaware that diabetic eye diseases exhibit no visible symptoms, and more than half are unaware that comprehensive eye exams can detect diabetes, according to the American Optometric Association.

The AOA shared these findings from its most recent American Eye-Q Survey in recognition of November as Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Wavefront refractions more effective in Down syndrome

October 30, 2017
CHICAGO – “Wavefront refractions are predicted to improve visual acuity in [those with Down syndrome] and can be used as an additional tool to prescribe…

Macula, optic nerve defects common in congenital Zika syndrome

October 25, 2017
All infants with suspected congenital Zika syndrome have been found to have vision impairment, S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and…

AOA ‘disappointed’ in USPSTF recommendations for vision screening

September 6, 2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, in a report released in JAMA Monday, recommended that clinicians screen children for amblyopia or its risk factors at least…
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