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Fairytale published to encourage children to wear glasses

The Amazing Fairy Glasses is the first book published by author Katy Tainton, of Neath, South Wales. Katy felt the need to write a book aimed at helping young children who wear glasses when her eldest daughter Belle was diagnosed...

Accommodation in children

The purpose of this pilot study was to establish typical accommodative responses at 1/3m in children to targets of varying complexity and visual / cognitive demand. This was a study of 18 children aged six to seven years and six...

Refocus on children programme results

The authors describe the logistics and results of the refocus on children programme for the 2012-13 school year. The aim of the programme was to help school nurses provide access to comprehensive vision care and reduce unnecessary visual loss or...

Children’s clinic perceptions

The authors designed a questionnaire intended to be child friendly and for use in a paediatric ophthalmology clinic. The aim of the study was to sample the opinions of the children attending their clinics. Topics in the questionnaire included timing...

Characteristics of ptosis in Iranian children

A cross-section study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of ptosis (congenital and acquired) and its risk factors in Iranian children. The target population was children aged seven years in urban areas of Iran. Seventy schools of eight cities were...

Retinoblastoma in older children

Retinoblastoma is the most common ophthalmic malignancy in childhood and over 90% are diagnosed before the age of five years. It is not often suspected in older children given its rarity and unusual clinical findings which complicates the diagnosis. The...

Progression of high anisometropia in children

This study aimed to analyse the stability and progression of higher degrees of myopic anisometropic in children. This retrospective study included 63 children meeting the inclusion criteria. Mean age at initial visit was 4.3 years ±2. There were 51% males...

OCT angiography metrics in children

This prospective study aimed to quantify the vessel density of both the macular and optic nerve and foveal avascular zone (FAZ) values in 92 normal eyes of 92 children (42 boys, 50 girls) aged 13.4 ±2.65 years (seven to 18)....

Orbital cellulitis outcomes for children

This paper discusses the clinical profile and multidisciplinary team (MDT) management outcomes in children treated for paediatric orbital cellulitis. This was a prospective study of 40 children with a mean age of 7.5 years (4-12). Unilateral orbital cellulitis cases had...

IOP in children with uveitis

This is a retrospective study of paediatric uveitis (<16-years-old) between July 2002 to June 2016 of a total of 320 children from a single centre: 17.2 % (55/320 patients) developed raised IOP requiring therapy; 11.5% of eyes required glaucoma surgery...

Eye movements in children with strabismus +/- amblyopia

The aim of this study was to detect eye movement recording abnormalities using different paradigms in children with strabismus in the absence or presence of amblyopia and compare these findings with age-matched children without strabismus. One hundred children were recruited...

Children’s perspectives of amblyopia treatment

This study measured the impact of amblyopia treatment (patching and atropine) on health-related quality of life from the child’s perspective using the Child Amblyopia Treatment Quality of Life (CATQoL) questionnaire. The study recruited 46 children with no treatment in the...