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Research & Reviews  949 results

Amblyopia risk factors among pediatric patients in a hospital-based setting using photo...
PloS One; Al-Haddad C, El Moussawi Z et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of amblyopia risk factors in children visiting the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) using automated vision screening. This was a hospital-based screening of 1102 children age...

Effect of Sequential and Simultaneous Patching Regimens in Unilateral Amblyopia.
American Journal of Ophthalmology; Chinn RN, Michalak SM et. al.

Jul 26th, 2021 - Many clinicians treat unilateral amblyopia with glasses alone and initiate patching when needed; others start glasses and patching simultaneously. In this study, we reviewed the outcomes of the two approaches at our institution. Retrospective non-...

Visual and ocular findings in a family with X-linked cone dysfunction and protanopia.
Ophthalmic Genetics; Holmquist D, Epstein D et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Background: Bornholm eye disease (BED) is a rare X-linked cone dysfunction disorder with high myopia, amblyopia, and color vision defects.Materials and methods: Visual and ocular outcomes in a family where two of five siblings had molecularly conf...

Refractive Amblyopia Secondary to Astigmatism in Pediatric Patients With Distichiasis.
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Ackerman IM, Kodsi SR

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Distichiasis is the presence of accessory eyelashes emerging from the meibomian gland orifices. It may occur as an isolated abnormality or in conjunction with other ocular and systemic defects. Lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome (LDS) is an autosoma...

Patching and Atropine for Severe Amblyopia: Are Both Better Than Patching Alone?
JAMA Ophthalmology; Musch DC, Baker JD

Jul 16th, 2021 - Patching and Atropine for Severe Amblyopia: Are Both Better Than Patching Alone?|2021|Musch DC,Baker JD,|

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Guidelines  3 results

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the periodic eye examination in childre...
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D'oph... , Delpero WT et. al.

Nov 27th, 2019 - As eye disease before age 5 years is common, some form of vision screening should be performed on children before attending primary school. However, the lack of consistent national recommendations creates confusion for patients, eye care professio...

Vision screening for children 36 to <72 months: recommended practices.
Optometry and Vision Science : Official Publication of Th... Cotter SA, Cyert LA et. al.

Jan 7th, 2015 - This article provides recommendations for screening children aged 36 to younger than 72 months for eye and visual system disorders. The recommendations were developed by the National Expert Panel to the National Center for Children's Vision and Ey...

Guidelines for automated preschool vision screening: a 10-year, evidence-based update.
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the Americ... Donahue SP, Arthur B et. al.

Jan 31st, 2013 - In 2003 the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Vision Screening Committee proposed criteria for automated preschool vision screening. Recent literature from epidemiologic and natural history studies, randomized control...

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Drugs  33 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  58 results

Excimer Laser Surgery for Anisometropic Amblyopia

Apr 9th, 2020 - The study is evaluating the efficacy of surgical treatment with PRK versus non-surgical treatment of anisometropic amblyopia in children who have failed conventional treatment. The primary analysis will be a treatment group comparison of the chang...

Binocular Visual Therapy and Video Games for Amblyopia Treatment.

Mar 26th, 2020 - The objective of this study is to determine if the binocular visual therapy with red-green glasses and the use of electronic devices is effective for amblyopia treatment in children. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of three treatment...

Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation (TES) for the Treatment of Amblyopia

Mar 5th, 2020 - Amblyopia is defined as a decrease in visual acuity in one eye, despite the correction of any refractive error with glasses and in the absence of any ophthalmoscopically visible lesion of the retina, especially of the macular region. Amblyopia is ...

Binocular Amblyopia Treatment

Dec 16th, 2019 - To date, all studies of contrast-rebalanced binocular amblyopia treatment games used the same 10% per day contrast-increment that was designed for short-term intervention studies lasting 1-4 weeks; i.e., after 18 days of successful game play, both...

Tertiary Care for Visual Developmental Disorders in Pre-school Children

Jun 20th, 2019 - Visual development disorders including amblyopia , strabismus ,refractive error are an important public health problem among children, and the visual impairment caused by visual development disorders is lifelong and can be profound. Timely discove...

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News  63 results

A Girl Whose Eyes Appear White in Photos

Dec 12th, 2018 - Case Diagnosis High refractive error is the correct diagnosis, given the normal dilated fundus exam and astigmatism found with the cycloplegic refraction. Pseudoleukocoria, a transient artefactual white pupillary reflex seen on flash-illuminated p...

Disappointing Results of Boston Keratoprosthesis in Kids

May 16th, 2018 - Visual Outcomes and Complications of Type I Boston Keratoprosthesis in Children: A Retrospective Multicenter Study and Literature Review Fung SSM, Jabbour S, Harissi-Dagher M, et al Ophthalmology. 2018;125:153-160 Abstract Viewpoint As one of the ...

Reduce referrals: Skip eye chart with automated vision checker for kids
Family Practice News;

May 7th, 2018 - The automated vision screening device used in the study was the Spot Vision Screener produced by Welch Allyn. “Our nurses are in heaven with these devices, so besides the billing that you can do, you can save staff time and easily justify the cost.

USPSTF: Do Vision Checks in Preschoolers

Sep 5th, 2017 - Young children should have their vision tested at least once to detect a serious ophthalmologic condition, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (UPSTF). Children, ages 3 to 5 years, should have vision screening to detect risk facto...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →