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From 2000 to 2016

Household Cleaning Product-Linked Ocular Exposure Declining

Annual frequency of exposures decreased among children; highest rate seen for children aged 2

November 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
A new screening method accurately predicts retinopathy of prematurity and reduces the number of infants undergoing eye exams

New Screening Criteria Help Better ID Retinopathy of Prematurity

Use of criteria may substantially reduce the number of infants receiving eye exams
From 1990 to 2016

Overall Rate of Pediatric Nonpowder Firearm Injuries Down

From 1990 to 2016, overall rate of these injuries declined, rate of eye injuries increased by one-third
Overall

CDC: 63.5 Percent of 3- to 5-Year-Olds Have Had Vision Tested

Hispanic children less likely to have had vision tested, as are children with public coverage, uninsured
Nationwide

Too Few Medicare Beneficiaries With Diabetes Getting Eye Exams

Variation in prevalence of eye exams from 43.9 percent in Puerto Rico to 64.8 percent in Rhode Island
Patients undergoing corneal surgery and receiving fewer opioid tablets still have adequate pain control

Pain Control Adequate With Fewer Opioids After Corneal Surgery

After assessment of postoperative opioid use, patients receive fewer opioid tablets but pain is controlled

October 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for October 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

In T2DM Patients, Anemia Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy

Association appears to be mediated by decline in serum bilirubin levels
For children with convergence insufficiency

Vergence/Accommodative Tx Improves Visual Function

But treatment does not improve reading performance for children with convergence insufficiency