A report examined corneal and lenticular curvature and refractive power changes following atropine 0.01% treatment.
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A report examined the intraobserver repeatability of objective and noninvasive measurements obtained with wide dynamic range biomicroscopy in patients with dry eye disease.
Researchers review 4 management strategies for preventing short-term effects of digital display use on dry eye disease.
Clinicians may eventually use corneal features associated with glaucoma to diagnose or monitor congenital glaucoma progression.
Clinicians may wish to consider quality of vision factors in addition to visual acuity when fitting these patients with contact lenses.
Children with meibomian gland dropout will likely experience worsening meibographies over time due to the meibomian gland’s inability to regenerate.
Researchers observed a significant difference in tear film stability between the normal and abnormal blinking groups.
COVID-19 may have detrimental implications that affect corneal and lenticular transparency.
The absence of pathogens in a majority of conjunctival lens and case samples indicate povidone iodine can likely improve the safety of overnight lens wear.
Clinicians may wish to educate their patients on the importance of adhering to meditation training exercises when treating central serous chorioretinopathy.
The device appears more cost effective and accessible than others used to detect amblyopia.
Sensorimotor impairment can occur regardless of whether a patient is symptomatic, according to the report.
Most users with low vision are able to train themselves on the use of assistive technologies once they are aware of its existence.
Clinicians may wish to recommend appropriate artificial tears for contact lens wearers to ensure continuation of their use.
Patients with a higher degree of myopia experience less diurnal variation than their emmetropic peers.
Clinicians may consider fitting orthokeratology lenses as a means of treating anisomyopia in children.
Spending less than an hour per day outdoors exacerbated symptoms associated with computer vision syndrome.
A treatment protocol resulted in retinas that were less asymmetric and prolate, with reduced nasal retinal hyperopic defocus.
Time of year may be a consideration in implementing glaucoma control measures.
Patients with Acanthamoeba keratitis could benefit from vigilant glaucoma monitoring, researchers suggest.
Anxiolytic medication use and other lifestyle factors can put patients at a greater risk for dry eye.
The researchers highlight the importance of discussing the potential for continued spectacle use and additional needs with patients following surgery.
A cross-sectional study found that the primary mechanism associated with visual impairment varies from patient to patient.
The study shows significant reductions during the third trimester in all retinal quadrants, except for the nasal quadrant.
Researchers advocate comanaging these patients with a pediatric neurologist.
Study found age, smoking and other factors significantly influence the development of dry eye.
For patients with ocular hypertension or glaucoma who are already using their maximally tolerated medical therapy, optometrists may consider offering them a rho-kinase inhibitor before referring them to a surgeon.
The study also found that this association was independent of contact lens discomfort (CLD).
In the prospective study, participants rated a variety of factors after wearing each lens type for 1 week.
Structural differences in children’s retinas likely explain why the study’s results conflict with previous findings.
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