May 15, 2017 - A variety of refractive surgery techniques, which reshape the corneal stroma using laser energy, have been marketed as simple and safe alternatives to glasses or contact lenses. Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most common of these procedures. Although there are few ...
American Family Physician : Article
Dec 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on eye and vision disorders, including amblyopia, eye examinations, glaucoma, LASIK surgery, ocular emergencies, red eye, vision loss, and vision screening. This collection features AFP content on eye and vision disorders, including amblyopia, eye ...
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Complications and Special Situations
- Editorials and Letters
- Patient Education, Self-Care
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Jul 15, 2018 - Studies have shown that lifitegrast will reduce the symptoms of dry eye disease in some patients, although the benefit is borderline clinically significant. It is much more expensive than over-the-counter ointments, artificial tears, and lubricant eye drops.
American Family Physician : STEPS
Dec 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends vision screening at least once in all children aged 3 to 5 years to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force