In the Journals

Significant correlation found between visual deficits, dyslexia

August 14, 2018
Deficits in visual functioning are more prevalent in children affected by developmental dyslexia, according to a group comparison observational study…

In the Journals

Ortho-K requires specialized training for success

August 9, 2018
Myopia prevalence in U.S. adults has increased from 25% in 1979 to 41% in 2004, according to a review covering the development of orthokeratology…

In the Journals

Long-term consequences of lenses for myopia control unknown

August 9, 2018
Studies involving overnight and daily wear contact lenses have shown promise for reducing myopia and suppressing axial length in children, but…

In the Journals

Study shows escalating incidence of myopia in Chinese children

August 7, 2018
A study involving a large cohort of Chinese schoolchildren 7 to 15 years old showed escalating incidence of myopia and high myopia, starting in the…

In the Journals

Study finds reduction in ocular injuries in children

July 27, 2018
A study on a large body of data showed decreased, but still concerning, prevalence of pediatric ocular injuries in the U.S., as well as significant…

Protect your eyes from UV rays this summer

July 27, 2018
July is National Ultraviolet Safety Month, and the Lighthouse Guild is urging everyone to protect their eyes from the sun. “The month of July…

BHVI, WCO partner for Myopia Awareness Week

July 25, 2018
Brien Holden Vision Institute announced a partnership with the World Council of Optometry that will center around a campaign to promote Myopia…

Meeting News

AOA works toward accrediting body for optometry

July 16, 2018
DENVER – Outgoing American Optometric Association President Chris Quinn, OD, in his final presidential address to the House of Delegates during…

In the Journals

More research needed for treatment of neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis

July 12, 2018
Treatment with erythromycin at 50 mg/kg per day for 14 days demonstrated better cure rates compared with azithromycin in neonates with chlamydial…

BHVI partners with SynergEyes

July 10, 2018
SynergEyes has announced a new partnership with Brien Holden Vision Institute to offer new designs on the hybrid contact lens platform to help…

Feature

Fourth of July: How to protect kids from firework-related injuries

July 3, 2018
Fireworks are a ubiquitous presence among Fourth of July celebrations; however, these bright and colorful displays pose a danger to children who may…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study finds inverse correlation between IOP, myopia progression

July 2, 2018
A 2-year study conducted on a large population of 12-year-old Chinese schoolchildren showed an inverse correlation between myopia progression and…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: EyeQ Trainer evaluates eye tracking, offers exercises

June 27, 2018
DENVER – The EyeQ Trainer from RightEye allows optometrists to run the Brain Health EyeQ, which assesses functional vision; Sports Vision EyeQ…

Perspective

Follow-up care for mild brain injury lacking, study shows

June 27, 2018
Patients with mild traumatic brain injury may not receive adequate follow up-care in spite of experiencing debilitating postconcussive symptoms…

Meeting News

PR campaign impacts eye health

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Steve Loomis, OD, told the American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates that the Think About Your Eyes public relations…

Meeting NewsVideo

Identify patients at highest risk for myopia progression

June 21, 2018
DENVER – Myopia is increasing in prevalence globally as well as in the U.S., Christopher Wolfe, OD, said here at Optometry’s Meeting…

Objective Acuity develops vision screening test for children

June 12, 2018
New Zealand company Objective Acuity announced that it successfully completed a proof-of-concept trial of a test that screens for reduced vision in…

In the Journals

Computer video game improves stereopsis

June 11, 2018
A random dot computer video game used regularly at home can improve stereopsis in children with amblyopia, according to a study. Traditionally…

Meeting News

Time outdoors reduces myopia risk in subset of children

May 31, 2018
Researchers have found that nonmyopic children 7 to 10 years old have a significantly reduced risk of myopia onset if they spend more time outdoors…

In the Journals

Provision of eyeglasses in rural China improves school performance

May 23, 2018
A hospital-based vision center set up in a rural area of China provided refraction screening and free spectacles to children, showing how such…