1. Aug 23, 2019

    Video Game Improves Amblyopia in Children

    From McGill University in Montreal and the Retina Foundation of the Southwest in Dallas is a new video game aimed at improving amblyopia in children: Monster Burners.

    Amblyopia affects 2% to 4% of children in the United States. The most common form of treatment is an eye patch, in which patients wear a patch over their strong eye to force the weak…


Conference Roundup

  1. Jul 22, 2019

AOA 2019: Botulinum Toxin in Primary Eye Care

Botulinum toxin can be beneficial in patients with neuro-ophthalmic and ophthalmic indications, according to a presentation by James L. Fanelli, OD, FAAO, Cape Fear Eye Institute, Wilmington, NC at the 2019 Optometry’s Meeting.

Journal Scan

  1. Aug 19, 2019

Gender, PRK Associated With Worse Pre- and Postoperative Dry Eye Symptoms

Because patient-reported symptoms are what affect patients’ daily life, their dry eye experience is a concern for refractive surgery patients. To better understand this experience, a new retrospective case series in the Journal of Refractive Surgery sought to evaluate…