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To report the demographics, types of visual/ocular pathology, and ability to achieve a comprehensive examination at a university-based outpatient clinic for individuals of all ages with disabilities.
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To examine the role of ocular axial length as an ocular parameter for the prevalence and severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR).
Children with Down Syndrome (DS) have a high prevalence of ocular disorders, and even when ophthalmological deficits (i.e. refractive errors or strabismus) are corrected, visual acuity seems to have a...
Visual skills are an integral part of most daily activities and an effective indicator of the functional ability of athletes, particularly in the fields of dynamic sports like basketball. Despite the ...
Ocular hypotony is an infrequent, yet potentially vision-threatening, entity. The list of differential causes is extensive, involving any condition that may compromise aqueous humor dynamics or the in...
To investigate the prevalence and associations of visual impairment and the spectacle use in university students in central China.
Microbial keratitis is an infection of the cornea that is associated with risk of permanent visual impairment. It can be caused by bacteria, virus, fungus, protozoa and parasites. The com...
The objective of this pilot work is to determine the role of central and peripheral visions in explicit attention processes (saccade planning) in the case of visual impairment.
Providing Access to the Visual Environment is a pediatric low vision grant which has the ability to provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary low vision rehabilitation services to every chi...
Visual disorders are often overlooked in the treatment of cognitive disorders of the elderly. Yet the visual deficit impacts the quality of life, the evolution of the autonomy and psycho-b...
Globally, cataract is the major cause of blindness accounting for 51% of total blindness and there are regional variations in it. Today, cataract surgery is a highly successful and cost-ef...
Clarity or sharpness of OCULAR VISION or the ability of the eye to see fine details. Visual acuity depends on the functions of RETINA, neuronal transmission, and the interpretative ability of the brain. Normal visual acuity is expressed as 20/20 indicating that one can see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. Visual acuity can also be influenced by brightness, color, and contrast.
The dioptric adjustment of the EYE (to attain maximal sharpness of retinal imagery for an object of regard) referring to the ability, to the mechanism, or to the process. Ocular accommodation is the effecting of refractive changes by changes in the shape of the CRYSTALLINE LENS. Loosely, it refers to ocular adjustments for VISION, OCULAR at various distances. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The functional superiority and preferential use of one eye over the other. The term is usually applied to superiority in sighting (VISUAL PERCEPTION) or motor task but not difference in VISUAL ACUITY or dysfunction of one of the eyes. Ocular dominance can be modified by visual input and NEUROTROPHIC FACTORS.
Ocular manifestations secondary to various NEOPLASMS in which antibodies to antigens of the primary tumor cross-react with ocular antigens. This autoimmune response often leads to visual loss and other ocular dysfunctions.
An ocular disease, occurring in many forms, having as its primary characteristics an unstable or a sustained increase in the intraocular pressure which the eye cannot withstand without damage to its structure or impairment of its function. The consequences of the increased pressure may be manifested in a variety of symptoms, depending upon type and severity, such as excavation of the optic disk, hardness of the eyeball, corneal anesthesia, reduced visual acuity, seeing of colored halos around lights, disturbed dark adaptation, visual field defects, and headaches. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)