Latest News on Myopia: July – 2020

THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MYOPIA Many people have reduced unaided vision because of myopia, a spherical error of refraction. The biological theory of myopia views myopia as the result of genetically determined characteristics of eye tissues, whereas the use-abuse theory views myopia as the result of habitual use of the eye at a near focal length,
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Botulinum Toxin Injection into Extraocular Muscles as an Alternative to Strabismus Surgery We report here our experience with the injection of botulinum A toxin into individual extraocular muscles as a technique to alter eye alignment. The rationale of this treatment is to create adequate weakness of sufficient duration that the injected muscle becomes slightly atrophied
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New design principles for visual acuity letter charts. This paper intoduces new principles for the planning and use of letter charts for the measurement of acuity. it’s advocated that the test task should be essentially an equivalent at each size level on the chart. Such standardization of the test task requires the utilization of letters
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Corticosteroids and Intraocular Pressure Introduction  The finding of γ-globulin associated plasma cells within the fibrous tissue fabric of glaucomatous eyes urged an immunogenic part.1,2 this study was undertaken to work out, underneath controlled conditions, the result of topical corticosteroids within the eye with primary chronic glaucoma.Corticosteroids are incriminated within the exacerbation or production of the
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The International Classification of Retinopathy of Prematurity revisited. The International Classification of Retinopathy of immaturity (ICROP) was revealed in two components, the primary in 1984 and later distended in 1987. it had been a agreement statement of a global cluster of retinopathy of immaturity specialists. the first classification has expedited the event of huge multicenter
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Ophthalmic Laser Interferometry If the pupil of the attention is light by a collimated shaft the sunshine strolling back from the attention exhibits Newton’s interference fringes. This development may be used (1) to live body structure tissue pulsations and (2) to live the optical length of the attention. a primary series of clinical measurements of
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