vision screening

Summary

Summary: Application of tests and examinations to identify visual defects or vision disorders occurring in specific populations, as in school children, the elderly, etc. It is differentiated from VISION TESTS, which are given to evaluate/measure individual visual performance not related to a specific population.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of preschool vision screening tests as administered by licensed eye care professionals in the Vision In Preschoolers Study
    Paulette Schmidt
    College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, 320 West Tenth Avenue, PO Box 182342, Columbus, OH 43218 2342, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:637-50. 2004
  2. pmc ROC analysis of the accuracy of Noncycloplegic retinoscopy, Retinomax Autorefractor, and SureSight Vision Screener for preschool vision screening
    Gui Shuang Ying
    Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:9658-64. 2011
  3. ncbi Mass community screening for diabetic retinopathy using a nonmydriatic camera with telemedicine
    Marie C Boucher
    Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemount, Montreal
    Can J Ophthalmol 40:734-42. 2005
  4. pmc The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality rates
    Gerald McGwin
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1544-7. 2008
  5. ncbi The association between refractive cutoffs for spectacle provision and visual improvement among school-aged children in South Africa
    Nathan G Congdon
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hong Kong Eye Hospital 3 F, 147K Argyle St, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:13-8. 2008
  6. doi Retinopathy of prematurity in South Africa: an assessment of needs, resources and requirements for screening programmes
    S Varughese
    South Asia Regional Office North, Bangalore, India
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:879-82. 2008
  7. ncbi Infant vision screening predicts failures on motor and cognitive tests up to school age
    Janette Atkinson
    Visual Development Unit, Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Strabismus 10:187-98. 2002
  8. ncbi Two strategies for correcting refractive errors in school students in Tanzania: randomised comparison, with implications for screening programmes
    S Wedner
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:19-24. 2008
  9. ncbi Pediatric eye/vision screening. Referral criteria for the pedia vision plus optix s 04 photoscreener compared to visual acuity and digital photoscreening. Kindergarten computer photoscreening
    Michelle M Clausen
    Ophthalmic Associates, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
    Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 22:83-9. 2007
  10. doi Longitudinal follow-up of hypermetropic children identified during preschool vision screening
    Jeffrey D Colburn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J AAPOS 14:211-5. 2010

Research Grants

  1. VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/TOSU CLINICAL CENTER
    Marjean Kulp; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Binocular Objective Pediatric Vision Screening
    LARRY HORWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. MYOPIA DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Ocular Biometry in Vision Screening
    Herve Byron; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Multimode Multispectral Digital Vision Screening System
    JAMES KENNEMER; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/CHAIR GRANT
    Paulette Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. VISION IN PRESCHOOLERS STUDY
    Elise Ciner; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. The Role of Visual Skills in Reading
    MAUREEN KENNEDY POWERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. CORRECTION OF MYOPIA EVALUATION TRIAL
    Wendy Marsh Tootle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care Settings
    Alex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications191 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Comparison of preschool vision screening tests as administered by licensed eye care professionals in the Vision In Preschoolers Study
    Paulette Schmidt
    College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, 320 West Tenth Avenue, PO Box 182342, Columbus, OH 43218 2342, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:637-50. 2004
    To compare 11 preschool vision screening tests administered by licensed eye care professionals (LEPs; optometrists and pediatric ophthalmologists).
  2. pmc ROC analysis of the accuracy of Noncycloplegic retinoscopy, Retinomax Autorefractor, and SureSight Vision Screener for preschool vision screening
    Gui Shuang Ying
    Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:9658-64. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi Mass community screening for diabetic retinopathy using a nonmydriatic camera with telemedicine
    Marie C Boucher
    Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemount, Montreal
    Can J Ophthalmol 40:734-42. 2005
    ..Studies have shown the value of screening and early, timely treatment. Our aim was to measure the effectiveness and degree of acceptance of community screening for diabetic retinopathy using telemedicine...
  4. pmc The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality rates
    Gerald McGwin
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1544-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of the Florida visual acuity licensing standard for drivers 80 years and older on fatal motor vehicle collision (MVC) involvement...
  5. ncbi The association between refractive cutoffs for spectacle provision and visual improvement among school-aged children in South Africa
    Nathan G Congdon
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hong Kong Eye Hospital 3 F, 147K Argyle St, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:13-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate different refractive cutoffs for spectacle provision with regards to their impact on visual improvement and spectacle compliance...
  6. doi Retinopathy of prematurity in South Africa: an assessment of needs, resources and requirements for screening programmes
    S Varughese
    South Asia Regional Office North, Bangalore, India
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:879-82. 2008
    ..Materials and methods: 17 level 1-3 neonatal units were visited in four provinces. Published literature reports were reviewed and staff interviewed...
  7. ncbi Infant vision screening predicts failures on motor and cognitive tests up to school age
    Janette Atkinson
    Visual Development Unit, Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Strabismus 10:187-98. 2002
    In a population-based infant vision screening programme, 5295 infants were screened and those with significant refractive errors were followed up...
  8. ncbi Two strategies for correcting refractive errors in school students in Tanzania: randomised comparison, with implications for screening programmes
    S Wedner
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:19-24. 2008
    ..To compare whether free spectacles or only a prescription for spectacles influences wearing rates among Tanzanian students with un/undercorrected refractive error (RE)...
  9. ncbi Pediatric eye/vision screening. Referral criteria for the pedia vision plus optix s 04 photoscreener compared to visual acuity and digital photoscreening. Kindergarten computer photoscreening
    Michelle M Clausen
    Ophthalmic Associates, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
    Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 22:83-9. 2007
    ..BACKGROUND and..
  10. doi Longitudinal follow-up of hypermetropic children identified during preschool vision screening
    Jeffrey D Colburn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J AAPOS 14:211-5. 2010
    ..Early childhood hypermetropia is an important risk factor for the development of amblyopia and esotropia. Understanding the natural history of these complications aids in management decisions...
  11. ncbi Cost-efficient vision screening for astigmatism in native american preschool children
    Joseph M Miller
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Optical Sciences Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85711, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3756-63. 2003
    To design and test a cost-efficient, community-based vision screening program for a population of Native American preschool children in which there is a high prevalence of astigmatism.
  12. doi An analysis of vision screening data from New York City public schools
    Marie I Bodack
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Optometry 81:476-84. 2010
    This study compares different vision screening batteries and documents the failure rates of different vision tests in children who receive periodic vision screenings.
  13. ncbi The Kariapatti pediatric eye evaluation project: baseline ophthalmic data of children aged 15 years or younger in Southern India
    Praveen K Nirmalan
    Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai, India
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:703-9. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of ocular morbidity among children of rural southern India before developing a service delivery model for community-based pediatric eye care...
  14. ncbi Assessment of visual health campaign activities at schools: teachers' perception
    Regina de Souza Carvalho
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:239-45. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Ocular morbidity in schoolchildren in Kathmandu
    B P Nepal
    BP Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:531-4. 2003
    ..Any information on eye diseases in schoolchildren in Nepal is rare and sketchy. A programme to provide basic eye screening to schoolchildren with an aim to provide services as well as gather information on ocular morbidity has been started...
  16. ncbi Screening for amblyopia in preschool children: results of a population-based, randomised controlled trial. ALSPAC Study Team. Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood
    C Williams
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:279-95. 2001
    The rationale for preschool vision screening programmes has recently been questioned. Evidence about the effects of early treatment is needed, but it is not known how early the target conditions can reliably be detected...
  17. pmc Screening for diabetic retinopathy in James Bay, Ontario: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    David Maberley
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 168:160-4. 2003
    ..We modelled the cost-effectiveness of retinopathy screening by travelling retina specialists versus retinal photography with a portable digital camera in an isolated First Nations cohort with diabetes...
  18. doi Barriers to spectacle use in Tanzanian secondary school students
    Nita Odedra
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:410-7. 2008
    ..Barriers to spectacle use were investigated using questionnaires and focus group discussions...
  19. ncbi Lack of follow-up exams after failed school vision screenings: an investigation of contributing factors
    Linda S Kimel
    Rockford Public Schools, Rockford, IL, USA
    J Sch Nurs 22:156-62. 2006
    ..Strategies to increase follow-up compliance and recommendations for overcoming barriers to care were also identified...
  20. ncbi Is vision screening in 3-year-old children feasible? Comparison between the Lea Symbol chart and the HVOT (LM) chart
    G Kvarnström
    Division of Ophthalmology, Linkoping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:76-80. 2005
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare visual screening at the age of 3 years with screening at 4 years using two different charts...
  21. ncbi Economic evaluation of different methods of screening for amblyopia in kindergarten
    Hans Helmut Konig
    Department of Health Economics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 109:e59. 2002
    ..6 (20/32); C) same as A, plus cover tests and examination of eye motility and head posture; D) same as C, but pass threshold > or =0.6 (20/32); and E) refractive screening without cycloplegia using the Nikon Retinomax autorefractor...
  22. ncbi Screening and treating amblyopia: are we making a difference?
    Yair Morad
    Department of Ophthalmology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Zrifin, Israel
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:2084-8. 2007
    ..To determine the rate of amblyopia in native Jewish Israelis compared with those who immigrated from the former Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.) after they were 10 years of age...
  23. ncbi Can the Bruckner test be used as a rapid screening test to detect significant refractive errors in children?
    Mihir T Kothari
    Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Bombay City Eye Institute and Research Centre, 5 Victor Villa, Babulnath Road, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 55:213-5. 2007
    ..To assess the suitability of Brückner test as a screening test to detect significant refractive errors in children...
  24. pmc Assessment of colour vision as a screening test for sight threatening diabetic retinopathy before loss of vision
    G L Ong
    Sussex Eye Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN25BF, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:747-52. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of sight threatening diabetic retinopathy (STDR) on colour vision and to evaluate automated tritan contrast threshold (TCT) testing for STDR screening before significant visual loss...
  25. pmc Preschool vision screening by family physicians
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 44:24-7; quiz 43-4. 2007
    To determine the rate of preschool vision screening in family practice. To evaluate attitudes and beliefs about the importance of, and barriers to, preschool vision screening.
  26. pmc Preschool vision screening
    M J Moseley
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:931. 2003
  27. ncbi Lions Clubs International Foundation Core Four Photoscreening: results from 17 programs and 400,000 preschool children
    Sean P Donahue
    Tennessee Lions Eye Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Nashville, USA
    J AAPOS 10:44-8. 2006
    Photoscreening programs for preschool vision screening have been promoted by Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) via their 17 Core Four grant project awards since 1999...
  28. ncbi Validity of vision screening by school nurses in seven regions of Oman
    R Khandekar
    Eye and Ear Health Care Department, Directorate General of Health Affairs
    East Mediterr Health J 10:528-36. 2004
    We tested the validity of vision screening in schools in 7 regions of Oman in 2003. Two researchers tested 1719 randomly selected students in 4 school grades using the Snellen E acuity test...
  29. ncbi Amblyopia detection by camera: Gateway to portable, inexpensive vision screening (calibration and validation of inexpensive, pocket-sized photoscreeners)
    Robert W Arnold
    The Alaska Blind Child Discovery Coordinating Center, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Ophthalmic Associates, 542 West Second Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 2242, USA
    Alaska Med 46:63-72. 2004
    ..Photoscreening can allow early detection of amblyopia. The Gateway DV-S20, and similar models of miniature, digital flash cameras, have similar optical dimensions to existing photoscreeners for less than $200...
  30. ncbi Comparison of visual acuity levels in pediatric patients with amblyopia using Wright figures, Allen optotypes, and Snellen letters
    Mehmet Cem Mocan
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J AAPOS 9:48-52. 2005
    ..To compare and correlate the clinical performance of Wright figures in visual acuity assessments of pediatric patients with amblyopia to those obtained through Allen cards and Snellen letters...
  31. pmc The timing of patching treatment and a child's wellbeing
    C Williams
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:670-1. 2006
  32. ncbi Negative predictive value of a vision screening program aimed at children aged 3 to 4 years old
    Lica Chui
    Department of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J AAPOS 8:566-70. 2004
    Nova Scotia has a vision screening program which assesses children aged 4[1\2] to 5[1\2] years. However, its use in younger children proved impossible...
  33. ncbi A new visual evoked potential system for vision screening in infants and young children
    John W Simon
    Department of Ophthalmology Lions Eye Institute, Albany Medical College, NY 12208, USA
    J AAPOS 8:549-54. 2004
    ..Effective treatment depends on early detection, and a broad consensus of professional opinion supports vision screening of infants and young children...
  34. ncbi The efficacy of photoscreening for amblyopiagenic factors in a high risk population
    Robert W Enzenauer
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennesse, USA
    Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 18:233-40. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Major review: The underutilization of vision screening (for amblyopia, optical anomalies and strabismus) among preschool age children
    Maria S Castanes
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 18:217-32. 2003
    ..Various professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), advise preschool vision screening to detect and correct vision problems before school entry...
  36. pmc Services provided for preschool-aged children with suspected amblyopia
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 40:279-82. 2003
    Little is known about the pattern and variation of care offered to preschool-aged children who have had an abnormal vision screening test.
  37. ncbi A cost-benefit analysis of vision screening methods for preschoolers and school-age children
    Vijay N Joish
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Sciences, College of Pharmacy, The University of Anzona, Tucson 85721 0284, USA
    J AAPOS 7:283-90. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine costs and benefits of visual acuity screening (VAS) or photoscreening (PS) in children...
  38. pmc Amblyopia treatment outcomes after preschool screening v school entry screening: observational data from a prospective cohort study
    C Williams
    Division of Child Health, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:988-93. 2003
    ..Data collected within a birth cohort study were used to examine visual outcomes at 7(1/2) years in children who did or did not receive preschool vision screening.
  39. ncbi Risk, causes, and outcomes of visual impairment after loss of vision in the non-amblyopic eye: a population-based study
    Jugnoo Rahi
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Lancet 360:597-602. 2002
    ..We aimed to investigate the risk, causes, and outcomes of visual impairment attributable to loss of vision in the non-amblyopic eye...
  40. pmc Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trial
    C Williams
    Division of Child Health, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TQ
    BMJ 324:1549. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of early treatment for amblyopia in children...
  41. ncbi The Vision First Check Program in British Columbia: a preschool vision screening program for children age two and age three
    L J Bradley
    Can J Public Health 91:252-5. 2000
    ..This preschool vision screening program provides for one vision screening for children aged two and three at no cost to the family or the ..
  42. ncbi [Childhood vision disorders. Screening programs in international comparison]
    A Neugebauer
    Zentrum für Augenheilkunde, Universitat zu Koln, Klinik und Poliklinik für Schielbehandlung und Neuroophthalmologie, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, 50924 Köln
    Ophthalmologe 99:32-7. 2002
    ..The results of the survey were analyzed quantitatively regarding geographic, political, and socioeconomic aspects, yielding data for the exchange of experience in optimizing existing programs and developing new programs...
  43. ncbi Vision screening survey of all children starting primary school in 1998 in the Federal State of Saarland, Germany
    B W Käsmann-Kellner
    Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    Strabismus 8:201-7. 2000
    ..public health service of the local health authorities enables us to present the collected results of a vision screening survey of all children starting primary school in 1998 in the Federal State of Saarland...
  44. ncbi Referral rates for a functional vision screening among a large cosmopolitan sample of Australian children
    Barbara Junghans
    School of Optometry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 22:10-25. 2002
    ..50 D. Post-hoc analysis of the record cards seeking the reason for further assessment indicates that referrals appear to have been based upon clinical intuition rather than on a set number of borderline or unsatisfactory results...
  45. doi The burden of amblyopia and strabismus: justification of treatment and screening revisited
    Josefin Nilsson
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:143-5; author reply 145-6. 2008
  46. pmc Randomised controlled trial of treatment of unilateral visual impairment detected at preschool vision screening
    M P Clarke
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Neurobiology, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE2 4HH
    BMJ 327:1251. 2003
    To test the efficacy of treatment for unilateral visual loss detected by preschool vision screening and the extent to which effectiveness varies with initial severity.
  47. ncbi Early screening for amblyogenic risk factors lowers the prevalence and severity of amblyopia
    M Eibschitz-Tsimhoni
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    J AAPOS 4:194-9. 2000
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a mass screening program for amblyopia and amblyogenic risk factors in infants...
  48. ncbi Preschool vision screening: what should we be detecting and how should we report it? Uniform guidelines for reporting results of preschool vision screening studies
    Sean P Donahue
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 8000 Medical Center East, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8808, USA
    J AAPOS 7:314-6. 2003
  49. ncbi Visual screening of Swedish children: an ophthalmological evaluation
    G Kvarnström
    Department of Ophthalmology, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:240-4. 2001
    ..This study describes the various ophthalmological conditions detected in the Swedish visual screening program for children...
  50. ncbi Predictive value of photoscreening and traditional screening of preschool children
    April A Salcido
    Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 8000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8808, USA
    J AAPOS 9:114-20. 2005
    To compare the usefulness of traditional vision screening and photoscreening of 3- and 4-year-old children in the pediatrician's office.
  51. ncbi Efficiency of a video-autorefractometer used as a screening device for amblyogenic factors
    Thilo Schimitzek
    University Eye Clinic, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:710-6. 2002
    ..The influence of cycloplegia was of interest...
  52. ncbi Topography-based screening for previous laser in situ keratomileusis to correct myopia
    Francois Destrempes
    Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1644-50. 2002
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility of developing a screening tool based on corneal topography to detect previous myopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  53. ncbi Screening for amblyogenic factors in preschool children with the retinomax hand-held refractor: do positive children have amblyopia and is treatment efficacious?
    M Cordonnier
    Ophthalmology Department, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Strabismus 13:27-32. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi [Prevalence of low visual acuity in public school's students from Brazil]
    Reinaldo José Gianini
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 38:201-8. 2004
    ..To describe and analyze low visual acuity (VA) prevalence among school children...
  55. ncbi Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional study
    Rajesh Kishor Shrestha
    Department of Ophthalmology, Nepal Medical College, Jorpati, Kathmandu
    Nepal Med Coll J 8:43-6. 2006
    ..This kind of school screening would help in detecting the eye problems timely and thus would reduce the ocular morbidity as well as prevent children from going blind unnecessarily...
  56. ncbi Common childhood eye problems
    Graham Thompson
    St George s Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
    Practitioner 248:46-52. 2004
  57. ncbi Screening amblyopia of preschool children with uncorrected vision and stereopsis tests in Eastern Taiwan
    C H Chang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Eye (Lond) 21:1482-8. 2007
    ..The screen performers were registered nurses of local public health service posts. The golden standards of the tests were the results of examination by the ophthalmologists...
  58. ncbi Validity and reliability of the revised convergence insufficiency symptom survey in children aged 9 to 18 years
    Eric J Borsting
    Southern California College of Optometry, 2575 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 80:832-8. 2003
    ..The CISS is the primary outcome measure for a pilot study evaluating two different treatments for convergence insufficiency (CI)...
  59. doi Preverbal photoscreening for amblyogenic factors and outcomes in amblyopia treatment: early objective screening and visual acuities
    Valerie G Kirk
    Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Ophthalmic Associates, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 2242, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:489-92. 2008
    ..With conventional vision screening, the patient must be able to provide monocular visual acuity cooperation, whereas objective screening for ..
  60. pmc The Seoul Metropolitan Preschool Vision Screening Programme: results from South Korea
    H T Lim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:929-33. 2004
    To report on a new model of preschool vision screening that was performed in metropolitan Seoul and to investigate the distribution of various ocular disorders in this metropolitan preschool population.
  61. ncbi Testability of preschoolers on stereotests used to screen vision disorders
    Paulette P Schmidt
    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 80:753-7. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi Accuracy of the Lang II stereotest in screening for binocular disorders in 6-year-old children
    Son C Huynh
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:1130-2. 2005
    ..To assess the accuracy of the Lang II stereotest in screening for strabismus, amblyopia, and anisometropia in 6-year-old children...
  63. ncbi Isoametropic amblyopia due to high hyperopia in children
    Deborah L Klimek
    Saint Louis University, Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    J AAPOS 8:310-3. 2004
    ..To identify children with isoametropic amblyopia due to moderate to high hyperopia and evaluate associated findings and visual acuity outcome...
  64. ncbi Pediatric Amblyopia Risk Investigation Study (PARIS)
    Howard I Savage
    Department of Ophthalmology, George Washington University, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:1007-13. 2005
    To assess the learning curve, testability, and reliability of vision screening modalities administered by pediatric health extenders.
  65. ncbi Vision screening in schoolchildren: two years results
    Napaporn Tananuvat
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:679-84. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence of visual impairment and ocular abnormalities among schoolchildren in Chiang Mai...
  66. ncbi Comparison of monocular autorefraction to comprehensive eye examinations in preschool-aged and younger children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6E08 300 North Ingalls Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:435-9. 2005
    Monocular autorefraction is a newly available technology for vision screening that has been advocated to test young children...
  67. ncbi A study of pre-school vision screening tests' testability, validity and duration: do group differences matter?
    Josephine Shallo-Hoffmann
    College of Optometry, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Strabismus 12:65-73. 2004
    b>Vision screening was performed on 268 pre-school children: 170 from a private pre-school, 33 from a Caribbean-American parochial pre-school and 65 pre-school children from a clinic serving indigent Spanish farm-workers...
  68. ncbi Sensitivity of screening tests for detecting vision in preschoolers-targeted vision disorders when specificity is 94%
    Gui Shuang Ying
    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, OH 43218 2342, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:432-8. 2005
    To compare the sensitivity of 11 preschool vision screening tests administered by licensed eye care professionals for the detection of the 4 Vision in Preschoolers (VIP)-targeted vision disorders when specificity is 94%.
  69. ncbi Relationship between anisometropia, patient age, and the development of amblyopia
    Sean P Donahue
    Departments of Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, and Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:132-140. 2006
    ..Photoscreening identifies anisometropic children in a manner that is not biased by acuity, and allows an opportunity to evaluate how patient age influences the prevalence and depth of amblyopia...
  70. ncbi Vision in Preschoolers Study
    Robert W Arnold
    Ophthalmology 111:2313; author reply 2313. 2004
  71. ncbi Vision in Preschoolers Study
    Joseph M Miller
    Ophthalmology 111:2313-4; author reply 2314-5. 2004
  72. ncbi Amblyopia
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Lancet 367:1343-51. 2006
    ..Successful patching regimens can last as little as 1 h or 2 h a day, and successful atropine regimens as little as one drop twice a week. Intense and extended regimens might not be needed in initial therapy...
  73. ncbi Non-cycloplegic refractive screening can identify infants whose visual outcome at 4 years is improved by spectacle correction
    S Anker
    Visual Development Unit, University College, London, UK
    Strabismus 12:227-45. 2004
    The Second Cambridge Population Infant Vision Screening Programme using the VPR-1 videorefractor without cycloplegia was undertaken in order to identify those infants with refractive errors who were potentially amblyogenic or ..
  74. ncbi Causes of visual impairment and blindness among the middle-aged and elderly in northern Jordan
    A Haddadin
    Prince Rashed Bin Al Hasan Hospital, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 8:404-8. 2002
    ..6% and 2.8% respectively. A population-based survey of BLB and BLLV in the elderly, yearly vision examinations and an ophthalmic education programme are recommended...
  75. ncbi Vision screening
    Howard Freedman
    Ophthalmology 113:1248-9; discussion 1249. 2006
  76. ncbi Visual acuity in premature infants
    Abraham Spierer
    Goldschleger Eye Institute, Neonatal Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ophthalmologica 218:397-401. 2004
    ..To measure grating visual acuity in premature infants and compare it with that in full-term infants...
  77. ncbi Commonly missed diagnoses in the childhood eye examination
    J W Simon
    Ophthalmology Department, Albany Medical College, Lions Eye Institute, New York 12208, USA
    Am Fam Physician 64:623-8. 2001
    ..Children with serious eye injuries often present to the primary care physician. Nystagmus and many systemic conditions are associated with specific eye findings...
  78. ncbi The polaroid suppression test in a pediatric population with ophthalmologic disorders
    Jan Willem R Pott
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J AAPOS 7:137-41. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine a population of children with known ophthalmologic disorders using the PST to determine the rate of false-negative results of the PST...
  79. ncbi [A research of infant refraction in Kunming Municipality]
    L Li
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kunming Children's Hospital, Kunming 650034, China
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 37:24-7. 2001
    ..06, P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: The prevention of amblyopia and strabismus in children should begin at the infant period, and the cases with moderate and severe ametropia should wear eye glasses as early as possible...
  80. ncbi A small number of older type 2 diabetic patients end up visually impaired despite regular photographic screening and laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy
    Catharina Hansson-Lundblad
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:310-5. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi Visual acuity, amblyopia, and ocular pathology in 12- to 13-year-old children in Northern Mexico
    Josefin Ohlsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J AAPOS 7:47-53. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to establish visual acuity (VA) and the prevalence of amblyopia and other ocular disorders in a population of 12- to 13-year-old children in Mexico who have not been vision screened...
  82. ncbi Achieve new vision screening objectives
    Carole Halle
    U S Army, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft Lewis, Wash, USA
    Nurse Pract 27:15-6, 21-2, 25-6 passim; quiz 36-7. 2002
    ..This article identifies the leading causes of visual impairment, target populations, and screening techniques for primary care. The author also provides key counseling information and valuable resources for clinicians and patients...
  83. ncbi Prevalence of diabetic eye disease in patients entering a systematic primary care-based eye screening programme
    N Younis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Diabet Med 19:1014-21. 2002
    ..We report the prevalence of all grades of retinopathy at entry into a systematic primary care-based diabetic eye screening programme...
  84. ncbi Validated portable pediatric vision screening in the Alaska Bush. A VIPS-like study in the Koyukon
    Dustin Lang
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
    Alaska Med 49:2-15. 2007
    ..Photoscreening and remote autorefraction showed promise in the urban "Vision in PreSchoolers Study." We transported a comparative screening with confirmation program to a remote part of interior Alaska...
  85. pmc Global magnitude of visual impairment caused by uncorrected refractive errors in 2004
    Serge Resnikoff
    Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:63-70. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi Screening for amblyopia and strabismus with the Lang II stereo card
    Josefin Ohlsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:163-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the Lang II stereo card as a screening test for amblyopia and/or strabismus...
  87. ncbi [Ambliopia. Part 1:diagnosis]
    W Haase
    Ophthalmologe 100:69-86; quiz 86-7. 2003
  88. ncbi Detection of strabismus and amblyopia in 1.5- and 3-year-old children by a preschool vision-screening program in Japan
    Toshihiko Matsuo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 61:9-16. 2007
    ..In conclusions, the prevalence of strabismus was different between 1.5- and 3-year-old children. The vision-screening program in Japan functions to detect strabismus and amblyopia...
  89. ncbi A portable visual acuity device used in diabetic retinal screening
    Lori Ann F Kehler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:514-5. 2007
    ..To correlate visual acuity measured with the Optec 800 to the gold-standard Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) chart...
  90. doi [Correcting refraction and amblyopia therapy--conservative management of strabismus in childhood]
    V Bau
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Augenheilkunde der Martin Luther Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 225:R37-48; quiz R49-53. 2008
  91. pmc Myopia in secondary school students in Mwanza City, Tanzania: the need for a national screening programme
    S H Wedner
    Hindu Union Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1200-6. 2002
    ..The prevalence of significant refractive errors and other eye diseases was measured in 2511 secondary school students aged 11-27 years in Mwanza City, Tanzania. Risk factors for myopia were explored...
  92. ncbi [The grating acuity of children in preschool age]
    Ming guang Shi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Second Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325027, China
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 42:788-91. 2006
    ..To study the developmental trend of the binocular grating acuity of preschool children...
  93. ncbi [Children's vision. Nearly 100,000 children born in France each year have or will have a visual disorder]
    Claude Speeg-Schatz
    Service d Ophtalmologie, pôle SMOH, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Strasbourg Cedex
    Rev Prat 57:1990-2. 2007
  94. ncbi ["Vision through the hands": experience of a project]
    Roberta Ventura
    Fundacao Altino Ventura, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:823-6. 2007
    ..The Project "Vision through the hands" was performed by the Altino Ventura Foundation, with the purpose of investigating the present child situation with multiple disabilities in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil...
  95. ncbi Children unable to perform screening tests in vision in preschoolers study: proportion with ocular conditions and impact on measures of test accuracy
    Maureen G Maguire
    Coordinating Center, 3535 Market Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:83-7. 2007
    To examine the relative prevalence of ocular conditions among children who are unable to perform preschool vision screening tests and the impact on measures of screening test performance.
  96. ncbi [A computerized method for visual acuity assessment]
    Patrícia Katayama Kjaer Arippol
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 69:907-14. 2006
    ..To elaborate and to validate a computerized test for visual acuity screening of school-age children...
  97. ncbi Prevalence and causes of childhood blindness in camps for displaced persons in Khartoum: results of a household survey
    Z Zeidan
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
    East Mediterr Health J 13:580-5. 2007
    ..The prevalence of blindness in children in the camps was estimated as 1.4 per 1000 children. The leading causes of blindness were found to be corneal opacities (40.0%), mainly due to vitamin A deficiency, followed by amblyopia (32.5%)...
  98. pmc Incidence of visual loss in rural southwest Uganda
    S M Mbulaiteye
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:829-33. 2003
    ..Surveys have been conducted to measure prevalence of eye disease in Africa, but not of incidence, which is needed to forecast trends. The incidence of visual loss is reported in southwest Uganda...
  99. doi Prevalence of amblyopia and other vision disorders in young Newfoundland and Labrador children
    James R Drover
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, N L, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 43:89-94. 2008
    ..In the present study, we estimate the prevalence of eye and vision disorders among young children who participated in a vision screening program in the St. John's, Newfoundland, metropolitan region.
  100. doi Testability of the Retinomax autorefractor and IOLMaster in preschool children: the Multi-ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study
    Mark Borchert
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1422-5, 1425.e1. 2008
    ..To determine the testability of Retinomax and IOLMaster ocular biometry in preschool children...
  101. ncbi Development of an office-based curriculum of common pediatric primary care skills for residents
    Greg A Szumlas
    Pediatric Primary Care Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 45229, USA
    Acad Med 77:749. 2002
    ..To meet this need at our program, an office-based curriculum of common pediatric primary care skills was developed and piloted in a resident continuity practice...

Research Grants72

  1. VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/TOSU CLINICAL CENTER
    Marjean Kulp; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Complete details of the VIP Study rationale, design, and methods are contained in the VIP Manual of Procedures (MOP), which is submitted with the VIP Study chair application. ..
  2. Binocular Objective Pediatric Vision Screening
    LARRY HORWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Accuracy and reproducibility of the VBI will be assessed on a small population of adult volunteers before clinical prototype development and extended clinical trial will be commenced in Phase II. ..
  3. MYOPIA DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose an annual vision screening of all kindergartners, second, and fifth graders (kindergartners, third, and sixth graders in southern ..
  4. Ocular Biometry in Vision Screening
    Herve Byron; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and targets at different distances, the technology measures vergence and accommodation along with standard vision screening parameters...
  5. Multimode Multispectral Digital Vision Screening System
    JAMES KENNEMER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/CHAIR GRANT
    Paulette Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..And less than 22% of preschool children have some type of vision screening. Further, the methods for vision Screening vary tremendously and the effectiveness of the methods in ..
  7. VISION IN PRESCHOOLERS STUDY
    Elise Ciner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To accomplish these goals, a battery of vision screening tests will be administered to 1278 three- and four year-old children enrolled in Head Start throughout ..
  8. The Role of Visual Skills in Reading
    MAUREEN KENNEDY POWERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, public policies regarding vision screening by schools may need to be changed...
  9. CORRECTION OF MYOPIA EVALUATION TRIAL
    Wendy Marsh Tootle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to UABSO, the other clinical centers are located at Colleges of Optometry in Boston, Houston, and Philadelphia, with the Study Chair in Boston and the Coordinating Center at Stony Brook. ..
  10. Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care Settings
    Alex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Preschool vision screening is therefore recommended as a standard component of well-child care...
  11. Multi-modal physician intervention to detect amblyopia
    Wendy Marsh Tootle; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..But, our experience with the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) / NEI expert panel on Vision Screening in the Preschool Child and the CHB/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Project Universal Preschool Vision ..
  12. Multiethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study (MEPEDS)
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..MEPEDS will also be studying selected demographic, biological and behavioral risk factors associated with these diseases and the consequences of these diseases from a health related quality of life perspective. ..