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Concept: Spectacle

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The aims of the study were to develop guidelines for prescribing spectacles for patients with moderate to severe hyperopic amblyopia and to demonstrate how emmetropization progresses.

Concepts: Vision, Myopia, Refractive error, Optometry, Spectacle

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To evaluate the effect of moist chamber spectacle wear on the ocular surface and tear functions in a controlled wind exposure environment.

Concepts: Spectacle

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To explore patients' obtaining and use of spectacles after routine cataract surgery.

Concepts: Ophthalmology, Spectacle

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Falls result in >$1 billion in treatment, disability, lost output and mortality each year in Australia and people with cataract are at increased risk. Previous research is inconclusive; one large Australian study using linked hospital data found no protective effect of cataract surgery. We aim to examine the impact of cataract-related vision impairment on falls risk and the additional effects of delays in access to surgery, refractive management (type of spectacles and changes to spectacle prescription) and the resulting level of function, particularly binocular function which can impact balance.

Concepts: Effect, Surgery, Sociology, Management, Ophthalmology, Effects unit, Australia, Spectacle

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Possible beneficial effects of yellow-tinted spectacle lenses on binocular vision, accommodation, oculomotor scanning, reading speed and visual symptoms were assessed in children with reading difficulties.

Concepts: Eye, Vision, Visual perception, Depth perception, Visual cortex, Book of Optics, Binocular vision, Spectacle

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Spectacles are vital for correcting vision. Individuals who need vision correction can choose to wear spectacles or contact lenses. Alternatively, they may choose to have a vision-correcting operation. Therefore, researchers focus on vision science and spectacle design. Although some studies have compared spectacles and contact lenses for better visual quality, there is no consensus regarding which are better for the correction of vision. With the development of technology and the improvement of living standards, the design and production of spectacles will focus on personalized style, lenses, and frames. In this paper, we introduced trends in spectacles and studies of the relationship between frame sizes and face sizes, attempting to provide a feasible program for the personalization of spectacles-the Personalized Spectacles Program. Furthermore, certain limitations, such as non-personalized and misused spectacles, which have elevated the importance of the design and production of personalized spectacles were discussed.

Concepts: Myopia, Contact lens, Corrective lens, Book of Optics, Frame, Personalization, Robin Finck, Spectacle