Mitchell Scheiman

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A survey of treatment modalities for convergence insufficiency
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:151-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Nearpoint of convergence: test procedure, target selection, and normative data
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Phiadelphia, 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 80:214-25. 2003
  3. pmc Randomised clinical trial of the effectiveness of base-in prism reading glasses versus placebo reading glasses for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children
    M Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1200 West Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:1318-23. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of treatments for convergence insufficiency in children
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:14-24. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of vision therapy/orthoptics versus pencil pushups for the treatment of convergence insufficiency in young adults
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Optom Vis Sci 82:583-95. 2005
  6. pmc Vision therapy/orthoptics for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children: treatment kinetics
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:593-603. 2010
  7. pmc Treatment of accommodative dysfunction in children: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1343-52. 2011
  8. pmc Treatment of convergence insufficiency in childhood: a current perspective
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pediatric Binocular Vision Service, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 86:420-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of pencil pushups treatment for convergence insufficiency: a pilot study
    Michael Gallaway
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141 3322, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:265-7. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Reliability of the developmental eye movement test
    Gale Orlansky
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1507-19. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Convergence Insuffiency Treatment Trial
    Mitchell Scheiman; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. COLLABORATIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF MYOPIA IN COMET CHILDREN
    Mitchell Scheiman; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint A survey of treatment modalities for convergence insufficiency
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:151-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the care process for Cl by surveying eyecare professionals regarding the most common treatment modalities used by both optometrists and ophthalmologists across the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nearpoint of convergence: test procedure, target selection, and normative data
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Phiadelphia, 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 80:214-25. 2003
    ....
  3. pmc Randomised clinical trial of the effectiveness of base-in prism reading glasses versus placebo reading glasses for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children
    M Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1200 West Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:1318-23. 2005
    ..To compare base-in prism reading glasses with placebo reading glasses for the treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency (CI) in children aged 9 to <18 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of treatments for convergence insufficiency in children
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:14-24. 2005
    ..To compare vision therapy/orthoptics, pencil push-ups, and placebo vision therapy/orthoptics as treatments for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children 9 to 18 years of age...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of vision therapy/orthoptics versus pencil pushups for the treatment of convergence insufficiency in young adults
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Optom Vis Sci 82:583-95. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to compare vision therapy/orthoptics, pencil pushups, and placebo vision therapy/orthoptics as treatments for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in adults 19 to 30 years of age...
  6. pmc Vision therapy/orthoptics for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children: treatment kinetics
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:593-603. 2010
    ..To evaluate the kinetics of change in symptoms and signs of convergence insufficiency (CI) during 12 weeks of treatment with commonly prescribed vision therapy/orthoptic treatment regimens...
  7. pmc Treatment of accommodative dysfunction in children: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1343-52. 2011
    ..To report the effectiveness of various forms of vision therapy/orthoptics in improving accommodative amplitude and facility in children with symptomatic convergence insufficiency (CI) and co-existing accommodative dysfunction...
  8. pmc Treatment of convergence insufficiency in childhood: a current perspective
    Mitchell Scheiman
    Pediatric Binocular Vision Service, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 86:420-8. 2009
    ..We then present an evidence-based treatment approach for symptomatic CI based on the results of these trials. Finally, we discuss unanswered questions and suggest directions for future research in this area...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of pencil pushups treatment for convergence insufficiency: a pilot study
    Michael Gallaway
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia 19141 3322, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:265-7. 2002
    ..To study the effectiveness of pencil pushups treatment (PPT) for the treatment of convergence insufficiency in a clinical situation...
  10. doi request reprint Reliability of the developmental eye movement test
    Gale Orlansky
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1507-19. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the repeatability of the Developmental Eye Movement Test (DEM) with three consecutive administrations on two separate visits to 181 children between the ages of 6 years and 11 years 11 months...
  11. doi request reprint A comparison of stereopsis testing between red/green targets and polarized targets in children with normal binocular vision
    Tomohiko Yamada
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Pediatric Binocular Vision Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Optometry 79:138-42. 2008
    ..Recently, less expensive red/green targets have become available. In this study, we compare polarized versus red/green methods, using random dot and contour targets...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of treatment of amblyopia in children aged 7 to 17 years
    Mitchell M Scheiman
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:437-47. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of treatment of amblyopia in children aged 7 to 17 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of prescribed patching regimens for treatment of severe amblyopia in children
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Ophthalmology 110:2075-87. 2003
    ..To compare full-time patching (all hours or all but 1 hour per day) to 6 hours of patching per day, as prescribed treatments for severe amblyopia in children younger than 7 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of tinted lenses and colored overlays for the treatment of dyslexia and other related reading and learning disorders
    Gary J Williams
    AOA Binocular Vision Working Group, USA
    Optometry 75:720-2. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of amblyopia recurrence after cessation of treatment
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    J AAPOS 8:420-8. 2004
    ..Although amblyopia can be successfully treated with patching or atropine, there have been few prospective studies of amblyopia recurrence once treatment is discontinued...
  16. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of a 6-month randomized trial of atropine vs patching for treatment of moderate amblyopia in children
    Michael X Repka
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:149-57. 2005
    ..To compare patching and atropine sulfate as treatments for moderate amblyopia in children 18 months after completion of a 6-month randomized trial...
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of patching regimens for treatment of moderate amblyopia in children
    Michael X Repka
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:603-11. 2003
    ..To compare 2 hours vs 6 hours of daily patching as treatments for moderate amblyopia in children younger than 7 years...
  18. pmc A randomized trial of atropine vs patching for treatment of moderate amblyopia: follow-up at age 10 years
    Michael X Repka
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1039-44. 2008
    ..To determine the visual acuity outcome at age 10 years for children younger than 7 years when enrolled in a treatment trial for moderate amblyopia...
  19. pmc Stability of visual acuity improvement following discontinuation of amblyopia treatment in children aged 7 to 12 years
    Richard W Hertle
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:655-9. 2007
    ..To assess the stability of visual acuity improvement during the first year after cessation of amblyopia treatment other than spectacle wear in children aged 7 to 12 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of atropine regimens for treatment of moderate amblyopia in children
    Michael X Repka
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:2076-85. 2004
    ..To compare daily atropine to weekend atropine as prescribed treatments for moderate amblyopia in children younger than 7 years...

Research Grants4

  1. Convergence Insuffiency Treatment Trial
    Mitchell Scheiman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It includes the budget for the Study Chair's office, revised budgets for the clinical centers, the results of pilot studies funded by an NEI Clinical Trial Planning Grant, and the CITT Manual of Procedures. ..
  2. COLLABORATIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF MYOPIA IN COMET CHILDREN
    Mitchell Scheiman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to PCO, the other clinical centers are located at Colleges of Optometry in Boston, Houston, and Birmingham, with the Study Chair in Boston and the Coordinating Center at Stony Brook. ..