ARVO

Healio brings you the highlights from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ARVO, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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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…
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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
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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…
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CooperVision studies myopia control using daily disposables in children

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – “With every diopter of increase in myopia, you have an increased risk of ocular pathology,” according to Arthur Back
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RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber…
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Compliance with contact lens care does not match awareness

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – A survey of contact lens wearers showed that the majority said they receive information on contact lens care from their doctors;…
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VIDEO: PlayStation effective for amblyopia treatment

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Ricardo Torres-Vidal, of the Asociacion para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico, discussed his study involving the use of PlayStation…
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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 below the eyelid in 99.6% of…