March 6th 2023
The child's changes in vision began at school and worsened over the next day to the point where he could see only outlines and shapes of objects.
Study reports that optic nerve pallor is prevalent in ZIKA virus patientsNovember 13th 2021
During a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2021 annual meeting, Dr Denise Freitas reported that the ocular findings in infants with congenital Zika virus syndrome were similar among the affected infants and occurred frequently. The most prevalent of the findings was optic nerve pallor.
Luminopia’s VR headset for amblyopia therapy receives US FDA approvalOctober 23rd 2021
The Luminopia One VR headset is indicated for improved visual acuity in children ages 4-7 with amblyopia, associated with anisometropia or mild strabismus, after receiving treatment instructions from a trained eye care professional.
The relationship between myopia and conjunctival-scleral geometrySeptember 21st 2021
A recent prospective study analysed the relationship between corneo-scleral geometry and the axial length of the eye to develop preliminary prediction models of the axial length of the eye based on clinical data.
Examining the link between neurodevelopmental disorders and visual problemsAugust 27th 2021
Children with certain neurodevelopmental disorders show altered ocular movements and a more reduced amplitude of accommodation, however, vision problems are not always present in these children and so cannot be considered an aetiological factor.
Myopia progression can be slowed with multifocal and orthokeratology lensesJune 21st 2021
Orthokeratology and multifocal contact lenses provide clinically meaningful reductions in progression of myopia, research shows, but some questions, such as the ideal treatment duration, remain unanswered.
Use of virtual reality training in amblyopia
Virtual reality dichoptic and perceptual learning training seem to be a useful therapeutic option for achieving a successful visual rehabilitation in amblyopic patients.
Risks and management of diabetic retinopathy in paediatric patientsJanuary 13th 2021
Diabetes mellitus, which is a common chronic disease in children, can lead to significant eye morbidities with long-lasting effects, including diabetic retinopathy. Treatment should be tailored to the individual patient.
Amblyopia screening with the dynamic random dot stereotest
A new amblyopia screening system that can be used on Android devices has performed better than some of the ‘gold standard’ stereotests in recent Hungarian studies.