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  • Dry Eye Symptom Screens Show Modest Accuracy In head-to-head comparisons, two of five dry eye screens showed a statistically significant ability to detect signs of the disorder, but all demonstrated relatively modest diagnostic accuracy, researchers say.
  • Glaucoma-Staging Systems May Underestimate Severity Standard automated perimetry (SAP) testing is often used to classify glaucoma severity but may fail to detect macular damage, according to New York City-based researchers.
  • Hydrocephalus: New Complication of Congenital Zika Syndrome First reports of hydrocephalus as a complication of congenital Zika syndrome have led to recommendations that monitoring for this condition be part of the standard care of infants exposed to ZIka.

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  • Leonard V. Messner, ODLeonard V. Messner, OD, Professor of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; Executive Director, Illinois Eye Institute/Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois
    Leonard V. Messner, OD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Serve(d) on the scientific advisory board for: King-Devick Technologies
    Serve(d) as a speaker for: Carl Zeiss Meditec
    Received research grant from: Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness
  • Carlo J. Pelino, ODCarlo J. Pelino, OD, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Director, Chief, Primary Care, Chestnut Hill Eye Clinic, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Carlo J. Pelino, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
  • Christina M. Sorenson, ODChristina M. Sorenson, OD, Retired Clinical Dean, Associate Professor, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona; Optometrist, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Christina M. Sorenson, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.