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Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of ocular conditions such as amblyopia and strabismus, according to a panel here at Optometry’s Meeting.

Kyle Sandberg, OD, FAAO, an instructor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry, demonstrated how the EyeSi by VR Magic is being used at the school as a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope (BIO) simulator.

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Meta-analysis confirms time outdoors may prevent myopia

June 16, 2017
A systematic review followed by meta-analysis and dose-responsive analysis provided evidence of the protective effect of time spent outdoors for preventing myopia in…
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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…

Vision groups urge inclusion of preventive services in AHCA

June 15, 2017
Prevent Blindness, along with 100 other eye health organizations, sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging them to retain the Affordable Care Act’s definition of…
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Glaucoma 2017: Controlling IOP and Promoting Adherence through Novel Therapeutics

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Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of…

In the Journals

Meta-analysis confirms time outdoors may prevent myopia

June 16, 2017
A systematic review followed by meta-analysis and dose-responsive analysis provided evidence of the protective effect of time spent outdoors for…

Meeting News

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…

Vision groups urge inclusion of preventive services in AHCA

June 15, 2017
Prevent Blindness, along with 100 other eye health organizations, sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging them to retain the Affordable Care…

Contact lens slows myopia progression in 3-year study

June 14, 2017
Three-year data from CooperVision suggests that a new contact lens therapy substantially slows myopia progression and eye elongation in children as…

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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

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Incidence of corneal infiltrative events low in young children

June 6, 2017
The incidence of corneal infiltrative events in children is no higher than in adults, and in children 8 to 11 years, rates may be even lower…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Angle surgery effective long-term in children with glaucoma

May 25, 2017
Researchers found a favorable visual acuity outcome over a 21-year period in children with primary congenital glaucoma who underwent angle surgery…

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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…

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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…

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