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    Eye and Vision Disorders

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on eye and vision disorders and related issues, including amblyopia, eye examinations, glaucoma, LASIK surgery, ocular emergencies, red eye, vision loss, and vision screening. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Categories
    Editorials and Letters
    Apr 01, 2021 The Role of Family Medicine in Reducing the Risk of Myopia [Letters to the Editor]   FREE
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Aug 15, 2022 Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]   FREE
    Oct 15, 2021 Community Vision Screening in Older Adults [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Dec 15, 2017 Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Jun 15, 2016 Evaluation of the Painful Eye   Alg   DDx
    Jul 15, 2015 Differential Diagnosis of the Swollen Red Eyelid   Alg
    Oct 15, 2014 Screening for Glaucoma [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Oct 15, 2014 Screening for Glaucoma: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Aug 15, 2013 Childhood Eye Examination
    Jul 15, 2011 Vision Screening for Children One to Five Years of Age [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jan 15, 2011 Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Nov 01, 2020 Eye Emergencies   CME
    Nov 15, 2014 Uveitis: The Collaborative Diagnostic Evaluation
    Jan 15, 2013 Evaluation and Management of Corneal Abrasions   Alg   DDx
    Apr 01, 2007 Work-Related Eye Injuries and Illnesses   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2006 Retinoblastoma
    Apr 01, 2003 Prevention and Treatment of Common Eye Injuries in Sports   PtEd
    Sep 15, 2002 Ocular Manifestations of Autoimmune Disease
    Overview
    Dec 15, 2019 Amblyopia: Detection and Treatment   PtEd
    Aug 01, 2016 Vision Loss in Older Adults   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2016 Glaucoma   PtEd
    Jan 15, 2010 Diagnosis and Management of Red Eye in Primary Care   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    May 15, 2008 The Visually Impaired Patient   PtEd
    Treatment
    Jul 15, 2018 Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Solution 5% (Xiidra) for Dry Eye Disease [STEPS]
    May 15, 2017 Refractive Eye Surgery: Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions About LASIK   PtEd   Tool
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    May 15, 2017 LASIK: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2011 Allergic Conjunctivitis [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jan 15, 2010 Pink Eye: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    May 15, 2008 Vision Loss: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    May 01, 2003 What Should I Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma? [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Apr 01, 2003 Eye Injuries in Sports [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Other AFP Content
    Dec 01, 2013 Caring Better for Patients Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired [Close-ups]

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