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Reduced visual acuity associated with a decline in reading efficiency

June 15, 2017

Researchers found that a significant decline in reading efficiency was associated with reduced visual acuity.

The prospective, cross-sectional study within the Born in Bradford birth cohort examined the association between reduced visual acuity and reading efficiency in children from 6 to 7 years and was reported at the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology meeting.

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VIDEO: IOL power selection more accurate in children left aphakic for 1 year

June 8, 2017
KIAWAH, S.C. — At Kiawah Eye 2017, Amanda L. Marzolf, MD, a resident at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses a study done at Storm Eye Institute
In the Journals

Primary IOL implantation in children yields better visual acuity, less strabismus

May 25, 2017
Pediatric patients who underwent cataract extraction with primary IOL implantation were found to have better visual acuity and less strabismus at final follow-up than…
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Success of nasolacrimal probing not affected by age or surgeon experience

May 24, 2017
The success rate of nasolacrimal probing for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction was 77.3% after first probing and more than 90% after second probing, according to…
Review Article

Update on Orthokeratology in Managing Progressive Myopia in Children: Efficacy, Mechanisms, and Concerns

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
Myopia is an important public health issue, and high myopia may lead to severe complications if left untreated…
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EDUCATION FOR THE TREATING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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Reduced visual acuity associated with a decline in reading efficiency

June 15, 2017
Researchers found that a significant decline in reading efficiency was associated with reduced visual acuity. The prospective, cross-sectional study…

Original Article

Regular Versus Releasable Sutures in Surgery for Primary Congenital Glaucoma

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, June 15, 2017
To compare releasable and regular sutures in combined angle and filtering surgery for primary congenital glaucoma. A prospective study was conducted…

Original Article

Abnormal Spontaneous Brain Activity in Patients With Anisometropic Amblyopia Using Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, June 15, 2017
To explore the abnormality of spontaneous activity in patients with anisometropic amblyopia under resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: IOL power selection more accurate in children left aphakic for 1 year

June 8, 2017
KIAWAH, S.C. — At Kiawah Eye 2017, Amanda L. Marzolf, MD, a resident at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses a study done at

Basic Science Tidbit

Remembrance of Things Overlooked: The Discovery of Dendritic Spine Function

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
Dendritic spines receive excitatory or inhibitory input from axons. As a component of the synapse, dendritic spines are present on most principal…

Original Article

Long-term Outcomes of Primary Intraocular Lens Implantation in Patients Aged 7 to 24 Months

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
To report long-term outcomes of primary intraocular lens (IOL) placement in patients aged 7 to 24 months. This was a retrospective study of 27…

Editorial

Orthokeratology Treatment in Pediatric Myopia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
Previous experience in evaluating an ophthalmologic treatment will influence our opinion on the procedure for future patients. Orthokeratology…

Whats Your Diagnosis

“I Cannot Read as Well. . .My Speech Is Slower and Writing Now Poor”

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
An 11-year-old girl presented with a 6-month history of depression, night blindness, nausea, and an inability to maintain lateral gaze. Her…

Eye to Eye

Management of Small Vertical Deviations

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
Wagner: Today we are going to discuss the management of small vertical deviations. I think there has been a recent emphasis on what some people call…

Original Article

Intraocular Pressure Changes Following Intravitreal Melphalan and Topotecan for the Treatment of Retinoblastoma With Vitreous Seeding

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2017, Volume 54 Issue 3
To investigate the impact of intravitreal chemotherapy on intraocular pressure (IOP) in children with retinoblastoma. This was a retrospective study…

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