Reading

New study finds association between myopic progression and reading positionIt is not better to sit up straight to read, a long-term study has concluded. Finnish researchers Olavi Pärssinen and Markku Kauppinen published their results in Acta Ophthalmologica this month.
Functional reading scores useful for geographic atrophyBest-corrected visual acuity does not capture the degree of impairment in some patients, such as those with geographic atrophy, particularly as they try to read across a page. A new patient-reported outcome measure has been found to correlate well with a more objective measurement of performance.
Lower-income students in China have less myopiaResearchers in China have discovered that lower-income students have much lower levels of myopia than their middle-class counterparts.
LVR Technology introduces high-powered prismatic readers for low visionLVR Technology LLC recently launched its illuminated, high-powered prismatic readers built specifically for those with low vision.
Comfortable surroundingsA native of Pennsylvania, Jacquelyn Rudden, BLS, ACLS, embraces the best of the past and the present, and prefers to bake for relaxation.