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AC/A correlates

Three groups of subjects were included in this study. Group 1 had typically developing children from five to nine years with heterophoria less than 6PD. Group 2 had 19 children aged five to nine years with intermittent distance exotropia. Group...

Strabismus detection by Plusoptix S08

In this study the authors evaluate the accuracy and sensitivity of the Plusoptix S08 photoscreener in detecting strabismus problems in 83 patients aged from six months to 40 years (mean 105 months). A pass was achieved for 25 patients and...

Age versus heterophoria and fusional vergence measures

This study aimed to establish the relationship between age, horizontal heterophoria, horizontal vergences, positive / negative fusional vergence and vergence facilities. The study recruited 112 subjects aged 39.8 ±14.97 years (range 18-65) of which 54.5% were female. There were 49...

Vertical disparity effects on horizontal fusion

This study was designed to investigate the effect of induced vertical disparity by prisms on horizontal fusional reserves at near distance. One hundred and seventy students were recruited and vertical disparity was induced by small vertical prisms of 0.5 and...

Ocular motility parameters in phakic and pseudophakic older people

The aim of this study was to compare the extent of phoria, strabismus and convergence of pseudophakic vs phakic people in an elderly population. The study was part of the Tehran Geriatric Eye Study (TGES). Of 3791 invitees, 3310 participated...

Iranian prevalence of convergence / accommodative disorders

The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of accommodative and convergence disorders in an optometric clinical population and ascertain tests with the highest sensitivity and specificity in detecting these anomalies. The authors gathered information on symptoms, near...

Effective contrast ratio as a measure of binocular visual perception

The authors used a binocular phase combination paradigm to quantitatively evaluate and compare the binocular visual perception of normal individuals and patients with different types of strabismus to understand the binocular visual perception of patients with strabismus and evaluate whether...

MR- vs. LR+ for divergence insufficiency

A retrospective study was conducted to compare the efficacy of medial rectus recession and lateral rectus resection as surgical interventions for divergence insufficiency in 18 patients. These were cases of non-neurological cause. Two patients in each group required postoperative adjustment....

Effect of alcohol dependency on visual function

The purpose of this study was to evaluate visual function, attention and psychological profiles in consumer and abstainer alcohol dependency syndrome (ADS) patients in a Portuguese population. The study was a quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional and correlational study over a one-year...

Real world data of post-IVT endophthalmitis, from a nurse-delivered intravitreal injection service

Introduction Intravitreal injection of neutralising anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antibody was licenced more than a decade ago, and over the years there has been proportionate increase in the number of intravitreal injections [1]. Injection of a therapeutic agent through...

Visual fatigue associated with greater online digital use during the pandemic

The purpose of this study was to subjectively examine the degree of visual fatigue in children attending online classes during the pandemic and objectively evaluate accommodation and vergence of these children. The study was undertaken from July-August 2020 and recruited...