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.
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- Comparison of preschool vision screening tests as administered by licensed eye care professionals in the Vision In Preschoolers StudyPaulette Schmidt
College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, 320 West Tenth Avenue, PO Box 182342, Columbus, OH 43218 2342, USA
Ophthalmology 111:637-50. 2004To compare 11 preschool vision screening tests administered by licensed eye care professionals (LEPs; optometrists and pediatric ophthalmologists).
- ROC analysis of the accuracy of Noncycloplegic retinoscopy, Retinomax Autorefractor, and SureSight Vision Screener for preschool vision screeningGui Shuang Ying
Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:9658-64. 2011....
- Mass community screening for diabetic retinopathy using a nonmydriatic camera with telemedicineMarie 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...
- The impact of a vision screening law on older driver fatality ratesGerald 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...
- The association between refractive cutoffs for spectacle provision and visual improvement among school-aged children in South AfricaNathan 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...
- Retinopathy of prematurity in South Africa: an assessment of needs, resources and requirements for screening programmesS 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...
- Infant vision screening predicts failures on motor and cognitive tests up to school ageJanette Atkinson
Visual Development Unit, Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
Strabismus 10:187-98. 2002In a population-based infant vision screening programme, 5295 infants were screened and those with significant refractive errors were followed up...
- Two strategies for correcting refractive errors in school students in Tanzania: randomised comparison, with implications for screening programmesS 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)...
- Pediatric eye/vision screening. Referral criteria for the pedia vision plus optix s 04 photoscreener compared to visual acuity and digital photoscreening. Kindergarten computer photoscreeningMichelle M Clausen
Ophthalmic Associates, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 22:83-9. 2007..BACKGROUND and..
- Longitudinal follow-up of hypermetropic children identified during preschool vision screeningJeffrey 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...
- Cost-efficient vision screening for astigmatism in native american preschool childrenJoseph M Miller
Department of Ophthalmology, The Optical Sciences Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85711, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3756-63. 2003To 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.
- An analysis of vision screening data from New York City public schoolsMarie I Bodack
Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
Optometry 81:476-84. 2010This study compares different vision screening batteries and documents the failure rates of different vision tests in children who receive periodic vision screenings.
- The Kariapatti pediatric eye evaluation project: baseline ophthalmic data of children aged 15 years or younger in Southern IndiaPraveen 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...
- Assessment of visual health campaign activities at schools: teachers' perceptionRegina de Souza Carvalho
Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:239-45. 2007....
- Ocular morbidity in schoolchildren in KathmanduB 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...
- Screening for amblyopia in preschool children: results of a population-based, randomised controlled trial. ALSPAC Study Team. Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and ChildhoodC Williams
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, UK
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:279-95. 2001The 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...
- Screening for diabetic retinopathy in James Bay, Ontario: a cost-effectiveness analysisDavid 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...
- Barriers to spectacle use in Tanzanian secondary school studentsNita 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...
- Lack of follow-up exams after failed school vision screenings: an investigation of contributing factorsLinda 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...
- Is vision screening in 3-year-old children feasible? Comparison between the Lea Symbol chart and the HVOT (LM) chartG 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...
- Economic evaluation of different methods of screening for amblyopia in kindergartenHans 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Assessment of colour vision as a screening test for sight threatening diabetic retinopathy before loss of visionG 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...
- Preschool vision screening by family physiciansAlex 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. 2007To 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.
- Preschool vision screeningM J Moseley
Br J Ophthalmol 87:931. 2003
- Lions Clubs International Foundation Core Four Photoscreening: results from 17 programs and 400,000 preschool childrenSean P Donahue
Tennessee Lions Eye Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Nashville, USA
J AAPOS 10:44-8. 2006Photoscreening programs for preschool vision screening have been promoted by Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) via their 17 Core Four grant project awards since 1999...
- Validity of vision screening by school nurses in seven regions of OmanR Khandekar
Eye and Ear Health Care Department, Directorate General of Health Affairs
East Mediterr Health J 10:528-36. 2004We 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...
- 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...
- Comparison of visual acuity levels in pediatric patients with amblyopia using Wright figures, Allen optotypes, and Snellen lettersMehmet 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...
- The timing of patching treatment and a child's wellbeingC Williams
Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Br J Ophthalmol 90:670-1. 2006
- Negative predictive value of a vision screening program aimed at children aged 3 to 4 years oldLica Chui
Department of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
J AAPOS 8:566-70. 2004Nova 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...
- A new visual evoked potential system for vision screening in infants and young childrenJohn 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...
- The efficacy of photoscreening for amblyopiagenic factors in a high risk populationRobert W Enzenauer
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennesse, USA
Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 18:233-40. 2003....
- Major review: The underutilization of vision screening (for amblyopia, optical anomalies and strabismus) among preschool age childrenMaria 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...
- Services provided for preschool-aged children with suspected amblyopiaAlex 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. 2003Little is known about the pattern and variation of care offered to preschool-aged children who have had an abnormal vision screening test.
- A cost-benefit analysis of vision screening methods for preschoolers and school-age childrenVijay 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...
- Amblyopia treatment outcomes after preschool screening v school entry screening: observational data from a prospective cohort studyC 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.
- Risk, causes, and outcomes of visual impairment after loss of vision in the non-amblyopic eye: a population-based studyJugnoo 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...
- Amblyopia treatment outcomes after screening before or at age 3 years: follow up from randomised trialC 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...
- The Vision First Check Program in British Columbia: a preschool vision screening program for children age two and age threeL 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 ..
- [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...
- Vision screening survey of all children starting primary school in 1998 in the Federal State of Saarland, GermanyB 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...
- Referral rates for a functional vision screening among a large cosmopolitan sample of Australian childrenBarbara 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...
- The burden of amblyopia and strabismus: justification of treatment and screening revisitedJosefin Nilsson
Arch Ophthalmol 126:143-5; author reply 145-6. 2008
- Randomised controlled trial of treatment of unilateral visual impairment detected at preschool vision screeningM P Clarke
Department of Ophthalmology, School of Neurobiology, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE2 4HH
BMJ 327:1251. 2003To test the efficacy of treatment for unilateral visual loss detected by preschool vision screening and the extent to which effectiveness varies with initial severity.
- Early screening for amblyogenic risk factors lowers the prevalence and severity of amblyopiaM 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...
- Preschool vision screening: what should we be detecting and how should we report it? Uniform guidelines for reporting results of preschool vision screening studiesSean 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
- Visual screening of Swedish children: an ophthalmological evaluationG 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...
- Predictive value of photoscreening and traditional screening of preschool childrenApril 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. 2005To compare the usefulness of traditional vision screening and photoscreening of 3- and 4-year-old children in the pediatrician's office.
- Efficiency of a video-autorefractometer used as a screening device for amblyogenic factorsThilo 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...
- Topography-based screening for previous laser in situ keratomileusis to correct myopiaFrancois 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)...
- 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....
- [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...
- Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional studyRajesh 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...
- Common childhood eye problemsGraham Thompson
St George s Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
Practitioner 248:46-52. 2004
- Screening amblyopia of preschool children with uncorrected vision and stereopsis tests in Eastern TaiwanC 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...
- Validity and reliability of the revised convergence insufficiency symptom survey in children aged 9 to 18 yearsEric 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)...
- Preverbal photoscreening for amblyogenic factors and outcomes in amblyopia treatment: early objective screening and visual acuitiesValerie 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 ..
- The Seoul Metropolitan Preschool Vision Screening Programme: results from South KoreaH T Lim
Department of Ophthalmology, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Br J Ophthalmol 88:929-33. 2004To 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.
- Testability of preschoolers on stereotests used to screen vision disordersPaulette P Schmidt
The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
Optom Vis Sci 80:753-7. 2003....
- Accuracy of the Lang II stereotest in screening for binocular disorders in 6-year-old childrenSon 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...
- Isoametropic amblyopia due to high hyperopia in childrenDeborah 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...
- 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. 2005To assess the learning curve, testability, and reliability of vision screening modalities administered by pediatric health extenders.
- Vision screening in schoolchildren: two years resultsNapaporn 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...
- Comparison of monocular autorefraction to comprehensive eye examinations in preschool-aged and younger childrenAlex 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. 2005Monocular autorefraction is a newly available technology for vision screening that has been advocated to test young children...
- 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. 2004b>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...
- 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. 2005To 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%.
- Relationship between anisometropia, patient age, and the development of amblyopiaSean 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...
- Vision in Preschoolers StudyRobert W Arnold
Ophthalmology 111:2313; author reply 2313. 2004
- Vision in Preschoolers StudyJoseph M Miller
Ophthalmology 111:2313-4; author reply 2314-5. 2004
- AmblyopiaJonathan 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...
- Non-cycloplegic refractive screening can identify infants whose visual outcome at 4 years is improved by spectacle correctionS Anker
Visual Development Unit, University College, London, UK
Strabismus 12:227-45. 2004The 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 ..
- Causes of visual impairment and blindness among the middle-aged and elderly in northern JordanA 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...
- Vision screeningHoward Freedman
Ophthalmology 113:1248-9; discussion 1249. 2006
- Visual acuity in premature infantsAbraham 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...
- Commonly missed diagnoses in the childhood eye examinationJ 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...
- The polaroid suppression test in a pediatric population with ophthalmologic disordersJan 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...
- [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...
- A small number of older type 2 diabetic patients end up visually impaired despite regular photographic screening and laser treatment for diabetic retinopathyCatharina Hansson-Lundblad
Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:310-5. 2002....
- Visual acuity, amblyopia, and ocular pathology in 12- to 13-year-old children in Northern MexicoJosefin 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...
- Achieve new vision screening objectivesCarole 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...
- Prevalence of diabetic eye disease in patients entering a systematic primary care-based eye screening programmeN 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...
- Validated portable pediatric vision screening in the Alaska Bush. A VIPS-like study in the KoyukonDustin 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...
- Global magnitude of visual impairment caused by uncorrected refractive errors in 2004Serge Resnikoff
Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:63-70. 2008....
- Screening for amblyopia and strabismus with the Lang II stereo cardJosefin 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...
- [Ambliopia. Part 1:diagnosis]W Haase
Ophthalmologe 100:69-86; quiz 86-7. 2003
- Detection of strabismus and amblyopia in 1.5- and 3-year-old children by a preschool vision-screening program in JapanToshihiko 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...
- A portable visual acuity device used in diabetic retinal screeningLori 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...
- [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
- Myopia in secondary school students in Mwanza City, Tanzania: the need for a national screening programmeS 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...
- [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...
- [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
- ["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...
- Children unable to perform screening tests in vision in preschoolers study: proportion with ocular conditions and impact on measures of test accuracyMaureen G Maguire
Coordinating Center, 3535 Market Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:83-7. 2007To 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.
- [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...
- Prevalence and causes of childhood blindness in camps for displaced persons in Khartoum: results of a household surveyZ 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%)...
- Incidence of visual loss in rural southwest UgandaS 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...
- Prevalence of amblyopia and other vision disorders in young Newfoundland and Labrador childrenJames 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.
- Testability of the Retinomax autorefractor and IOLMaster in preschool children: the Multi-ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease StudyMark 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...
- Development of an office-based curriculum of common pediatric primary care skills for residentsGreg 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...
- VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/TOSU CLINICAL CENTERMarjean 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. ..
- Binocular Objective Pediatric Vision ScreeningLARRY 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. ..
- MYOPIA DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDRENKarla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2007..We propose an annual vision screening of all kindergartners, second, and fifth graders (kindergartners, third, and sixth graders in southern ..
- Ocular Biometry in Vision ScreeningHerve Byron; Fiscal Year: 2005..and targets at different distances, the technology measures vergence and accommodation along with standard vision screening parameters...
- Multimode Multispectral Digital Vision Screening SystemJAMES KENNEMER; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- VISION SCREENING IN PRESCHOOLERS/CHAIR GRANTPaulette 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 ..
- VISION IN PRESCHOOLERS STUDYElise 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 ..
- The Role of Visual Skills in ReadingMAUREEN KENNEDY POWERS; Fiscal Year: 2010..If so, public policies regarding vision screening by schools may need to be changed...
- CORRECTION OF MYOPIA EVALUATION TRIALWendy 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. ..
- Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care SettingsAlex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007..Preschool vision screening is therefore recommended as a standard component of well-child care...
- Multi-modal physician intervention to detect amblyopiaWendy 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 ..
- 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. ..