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Children’s vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Children’s vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Infantile cataracts are more common and problematic than thought

Infantile cataracts are more common and problematic than thought

New handheld screening device accurately identifies children with amblyopia

New handheld screening device accurately identifies children with amblyopia

Largest population-based study tracks the prevalence of lazy eye among teens

Largest population-based study tracks the prevalence of lazy eye among teens

Study could pave way for an effective approach to amblyopia treatment

Study could pave way for an effective approach to amblyopia treatment

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology

Study reveals how subanesthetic ketamine is effective in treating adult amblyopia

Study reveals how subanesthetic ketamine is effective in treating adult amblyopia

Amblyopia treatment may need to be revised, research suggests

Amblyopia treatment may need to be revised, research suggests

Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia

Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Repetitive training improves stereo processing time in young athletes

Repetitive training improves stereo processing time in young athletes

Researchers find dressmakers to have superior needle-sharp stereoscopic vision

Researchers find dressmakers to have superior needle-sharp stereoscopic vision

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

Visual cortex of the brain develops gradually throughout life, study reveals

Visual cortex of the brain develops gradually throughout life, study reveals