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Refractive astigmatism in phaco-canaloplasty vs phaco-non-penetrating deep sclerectomy.

May 23, 2022

This study aimed to assess refractive astigmatism, in phaco-canaloplasty (PC) vs phaco-non-penetrating deep sclerectomy (PDS) in a randomized, prospective study within 24 months. Patients were random...

Treatment zone decentration promotes retinal reshaping in Chinese myopic children wearing orthokeratology lenses.

May 23, 2022

To investigate whether the treatment zone (TZ) decentration in orthokeratology (OK) lenses affects retinal expansion in Chinese children with myopia.Children aged 8 to 13 years (n = 30) were asses...

Whole exome sequencing of known eye genes reveals genetic causes for high myopia.

May 16, 2022

High myopia (refractive error ≤ -6 diopters (D)) is a heterogeneous condition, and without clear accompanying features it can be difficult to pinpoint a genetic cause. This observational study a...

Development pattern of ocular biometric parameters and refractive error in young Chinese adults: a longitudinal study of first-year university students.

May 16, 2022

The increase in the prevalence of myopia has become a matter of serious public health concern, and few studies to date have examined the ocular biometric parameters of myopia in young Chinese adults. ...

Impact of cone base diameter on outcomes of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in keratoconus.

May 09, 2022

To evaluate the outcomes of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in treating keratoconus in relation to cone base diameter (CBD).A retrospective study. Sixty-one eyes of 49 keratoconus patients...

Impact of keratoconus stage on outcome after corneal crosslinking.

May 09, 2022

This study aimed to analyze if the outcome after corneal crosslinking (CXL) in progressive keratoconus patients depends on the stage at which the procedure is performed. This knowledge would help to i...

Predictive factors of posterior corneal shift after small incision lenticule extraction: a 5-year follow-up study.

May 02, 2022

The aim of this study was to determine risk factors affecting changes in posterior corneal elevation (PCE) and predict the 5-year stability after small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE).This retro...

Corneal morphology correlates with choriocapillaris perfusion in myopic children.

May 02, 2022

The present study investigated the difference in choriocapillaris (CC) perfusion between different AL/K ratio groups with similar spherical equivalent refraction (SER) and analyzed factors affecting C...

Method for Film Thickness Mapping with an Astigmatic Optical Profilometer.

Apr 25, 2022

An astigmatic optical profilometer is a precision instrument with advantages such as high resolution, high bandwidth, a compact size, and low cost. However, current astigmatic optical profilometers me...

Screen time and health issues in Chinese school-aged children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Apr 25, 2022

Many literature reviews summarized relationships between screen time and child health, but they only included a few studies conducted in Chinese children and adolescents. The potential influence of sc...

Examination of Macular Retina and Choroidal Thickness in High Myopic Amblyopia Using Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography.

Apr 18, 2022

The aim of this study was to investigate changes in the retinal and choroidal thickness between high myopic amblyopia (HMA), low myopia (LM), moderate myopia (MM), high myopia (HM), and normal group (...

Transcriptional profiling of the chick retina identifies down-regulation of and genes during early lens-induced myopia.

Apr 18, 2022

Gene expression of the chick retina was examined during the early development of lens-induced myopia (LIM) using whole transcriptome sequencing. Monocular treatment of the right eyes with -10 diopter ...

Effect of 0.02% and 0.01% atropine on astigmatism: a two-year clinical trial.

Apr 11, 2022

To evaluate the effects of 0.02% and 0.01% atropine eye drops on ocular and corneal astigmatism over 2 years.A prospective clinic-controlled trail. The cohort study assessed 400 myopic children and d...

gene mutations cause high myopia in humans and mice.

Apr 11, 2022

High myopia (HM) is a leading cause of blindness that has a strong genetic predisposition. However, its genetic and pathogenic mechanisms remain largely unknown. Thus, this study aims to determine the...

Strategies and attitudes on the management of myopia in clinical practice in Spain.

Apr 04, 2022

In 2019, an international survey was conducted to evaluate strategies and attitudes in the management of myopia in clinical practice worldwide. This study reports on the results found in Spain and how...

Manual and software-based measurements of treatment zone parameters and characteristics in children with slow and fast axial elongation in orthokeratology.

Apr 04, 2022

To compare the treatment zone (TZ) measurements obtained using manual and software-based methods in orthokeratology (ortho-k) subjects and explore the TZ characteristics of children with slow and fast...

Obesity and high myopia in children and adolescents: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Mar 28, 2022

The prevalence of both obesity and myopia are increasing in Korean children and adolescents. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of obesity on the prevalence of myopia in Korean childre...

The effect of concentric and aspheric multifocal soft contact lenses on binocular vision in young adult myopes.

Mar 21, 2022

Multifocal soft contact lenses (MFCLs) are prescribed to inhibit myopia progression; these include aspheric and concentric designs. The effects of MFCLs on visual quality, accommodation and vergence i...

Changes in accommodation and behavioural performance with a contact lens for myopia management: A comparison between a dual-focus and a single-vision soft contact lens.

Mar 21, 2022

Dual-focus soft contact lenses for myopia management have demonstrated to be an effective strategy to reduce myopia progression. However, this optical design has been shown to alter visual quality and...

Rise of the Machines? Comparison of Cycloplegic Refraction Using Retinoscopy and the Retinomax K-Plus 5 in Children.

Mar 14, 2022

To compare the ability to detect refractive anomalies in children using automated refraction versus retinoscopic cycloplegic refraction.A pediatric population from a pediatric eye institute underwent ...