Latest Visual acuity Stories
To correspond with Healthy Vision Month and the 100th Anniversary of ZEISS Precision Lenses, Carl Zeiss Vision decided to launch the ZEISS Online Vision Screening Check along with a set of online educational tools.
A method developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for training blind persons to "see" through the use of a sensory substitution device (SSD) has enabled those using the system to actually "read" an eye chart with letter sizes smaller than those used in determining the international standard for blindness.
There may be new found hope for patients whose vision is threatened when medicine injected directly into the eyes fails to cause abnormal blood vessels to recede.
Just because a driver has passed the motor vehicle administration's vision test may not mean he or she is safe to drive.
A randomized controlled trial involving patients with persistent clinically significant diabetic macular edema (swelling of the retina) suggests the greater efficacy of bevacizumab compared with macular laser therapy that was previously demonstrated at 12 months was maintained through 24 months.
Replacing visual acuity screenings for new Medicare enrollees with coverage of a dilated eye exam for healthy patients entering the government insurance program for the elderly "would be highly cost-effective".
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