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Pediatrics and Strabismus

Section Edited by Virender Sachdeva

This section will consider studies on all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including prevention, diagnosis and management of strabismus ocular disease in children, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology and epidemiology. The section particularly welcomes prospective clinical studies, especially randomized controlled trials.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Many studies have shown that patients with intermittent exotropia have different degrees of damage to their stereopsis function. The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of different refractive statu...

    Authors: Dong Han, Danni Jiang, Jiahuan Zhang, Tianxu Pei and Qi Zhao

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:143

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To identify and compare specific protein levels between overacting inferior oblique (IO) muscles in superior oblique (SO) palsy patients and normal IO muscles.

    Authors: Yeon Woong Chung, Jun Sub Choi and Sun Young Shin

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:128

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of adolescent eye disease in remote areas of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has rarely been reported. To understand the prevalence of common eye diseases in Tibet, we performed ocular-disease screeni...

    Authors: Xuehan Qian, Beihong Liu, Jing Wang, Nan Wei, Xiaoli Qi, Xue Li, Jing Li, Ying Zhang, Ning Hua, Yuxian Ning, Gang Ding, Xu Ma and Binbin Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:118

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  4. Content type: Research article

    To identify the prevention situation, the main factors influencing prevention effects and to develop control measures over retinopathy of prematurity in China.

    Authors: Shuman Xu, Zhijiang Liang, Qiyun Du, Zhankui Li, Guangming Tan, Chuan Nie, Yang Yang, Xuzai Lv, Chunyi Zhang and Xianqiong Luo

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:44

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Sparganosis is one of the neglected but important food-borne parasitic zoonoses, with higher prevalence in Asian countries. The infection is commonly located in the subcutaneous tissue, brain, breast, and lung...

    Authors: Xin Xie, Jianghua Hu, Guizhen Sun, Bo Ding and Lei Feng

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2018 18:13

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Retinal artery occlusion is extremely rare in the pediatric population and most patients have risk factors. We report a case of a healthy child with segmental optic atrophy, complicated by incidental branch re...

    Authors: Ji Hyung Choi, Hee Kyung Yang and Ji Eun Lee

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:256

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  7. Content type: Case report

    The authors report a case of a rare complication that occurred after botulinum toxin injection to the extraocular muscle, which was easily overlooked and successfully corrected by surgery.

    Authors: Dong Hyun Lee, Jinu Han, Sueng-Han Han, Sung Chul Lee and Min Kim

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:249

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  8. Content type: Research article

    We needed to validate and calibrate our portable acuity screening tools so amblyopia could be detected quickly and effectively at school entry.

    Authors: Maya Tsao Wu, M. Diane Armitage, Claire Trujillo, Anna Trujillo, Laura E. Arnold, Lauren Tsao Wu and Robert W. Arnold

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:232

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    Limited data exist collating most of the associated factors for strabismus in one analysis. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of strabismus and to analyse associated factors in former preterm ...

    Authors: Achim Fieß, Ruth Kölb-Keerl, Alexander K. Schuster, Markus Knuf, Bernd Kirchhof, Philipp S. Muether and Jacqueline Bauer

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:228

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  10. Content type: Research article

    In many countries, access to general health and eye care is related to an individual’s socioeconomic status (SES). We aimed to examine the prevalence of oculo-visual disorders in children in Istanbul Turkey, d...

    Authors: Serap Azizoğlu, Sheila G. Crewther, Funda Şerefhan, Ayla Barutchu, Sinan Göker and Barbara M. Junghans

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:230

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Proper information on causes of childhood vision loss is essential in developing appropriate strategies and programs to address such causes. This study aimed at identifying the causes of vision loss in childre...

    Authors: Rajendra Gyawali, Bharat Kumar Bhayal, Rabindra Adhikary, Arjun Shrestha and Rabindra Prasad Sah

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:209

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The near work and outdoor activity are the most important environmental risk factors for myopia. However, data from Chinese rural children are relatively rare and remain controversial. Therefore, the purpose o...

    Authors: Zhong Lin, Tie Ying Gao, Balamurali Vasudevan, Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Yuan Bo Liang, Vishal Jhanji, Su Jie Fan, Wei Han and Ning Li Wang

    Citation: BMC Ophthalmology 2017 17:203

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