Quantcast
Home » “cycloplegic refraction” You are browsing entries tagged with ““cycloplegic refraction””

Why ‘automated computerized refraction’ just isn’t enough?

By

A COUPLE of months ago a 9-year-old boy came with his parents to our practice to have his eyes examined. He was complaining that his vision at the distance was blurred and that his eyes felt strained. The boy has been doing a lot of work at close range. He was reading a lot during the weekdays and spending a lot of time in front of the computer and playing with his iPad during the weekends. On examination I was getting inconsistent responses from him. He was able to see 20/20 however the results from the automated computer refraction showed he had a significant amount of nearsightedness.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Ex-village chief, brother arrested for murder of political rival in Cagayan
  • Easterlies continue to bring fair weather Wednesday
  • Navotas boy gets DSWD aid, accolade
  • Nights of music, magic for Mayon evacuees
  • QC movie tickets up by P1 in Nov., Jan., Feb.
  • Sports

  • Pistorius sentencing: What it means
  • Pacquiao makes hoop history
  • Taulava fuels NLEX victory
  • Altas ripe for crown, says MVP
  • Balasabas savors lead at Cangolf; Gialon 1 off
  • Lifestyle

  • The ‘bahay-na-bato’ goes global
  • Risen from the ashes
  • Online petition raises alarm on ‘unhealthy’ products
  • What causes sudden infant death–and can a parent prevent it?
  • Make your own Halloween decor
  • Entertainment

  • Kylie Padilla: The daughter comes into her own
  • Gorgeous hunks’ secret stash exposed
  • PH filmmaker in Bangkok workshop
  • Show Time: ‘Appmazing Caravan’
  • ‘Sam & Cat’ finale
  • Business

  • US stocks jump on Apple earnings, talk of ECB stimulus
  • Treasury awards P25B in bonds
  • RLC earmarks P17B for ’15 capex
  • Listed PH firms post 10.8% jump in H1 combined profit
  • Metrobank steps up consumer lending
  • Technology

  • Smartphone sales surging, research firm says
  • Asians get paid less in Silicon Valley tech jobs
  • Presenting data like a pro
  • New apps for sales teams to meet customers’ changing needs
  • Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note
  • Opinion

  • What lies beneath
  • Transempire
  • Same-sex civil unions: unconstitutional
  • ‘Hot’ zones and global warming
  • Seniors entitled to full 20-percent discount, DTI says
  • Global Nation

  • WHO: PH preparations vs Ebola meticulous
  • Gov’t, NDF set meeting on restarting peace talks
  • Visit us, NBP inmates beg Pope
  • Ballet PH wows audience at Northern California leg of US tour
  • Senator’s diagnosis sparks fear of viral outbreak
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement