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Although autism existed before 1943, it was Leo Kanner who is credited with the first detailed description of autistic behavior. Before Kanner's report, the behavior was generally known as childhood schizophrenia. He noted that the outstanding common feature of all the children was certain parental personalities, like obsessiveness and lack of warm...
Considerable disparity lies between ophthalmologic impressions of optometric vision therapy, and the reality of optometric vision therapy as practiced in the United States. The viewpoint shared by ophthalmology in particular, and the medical field in general, is one that is filtered through organizational policy statements and the isolated experien...
Purilens is a new contact lens care system that uses ultraviolet light and subsonic turbulence for lens cleaning and disinfection. In a single hands-off process using only preservative-free sterile saline, the lenses are ready to wear after a 15-minute cycle. This study was designed to test the safety of this contact lens care system. A total of 84...
The prescribing of low-power spherical convex lenses for nearpoint has been advocated on the basis of associated visual and physiological responses. A review of research related to this topic reveals that the physiological effects of plus lenses are highly individualized. The purpose of this paper is to reevaluate research on this subject in the co...
The graded balls test of Sheridan is used to screen for vision problems in infants and poorly communicative patients. To simulate what the infant with a refractive error may see, we photographed black and white spheres of identical size through various plus lenses. The results show that the white ball becomes progressively easier to identify with i...
In most instances the patient with pupillotonia presents with under accommodation in the affected eye. An unusual case of Adie's pupil with ciliary spasm is discussed. As a result of the unpredictable accommodative response, the necessity of evaluating and prescribing for binocular balance is underscored. Periodic reevaluation of accommodation in r...