Louis J. Catania

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PURPOSE To determine normative reference ranges for higher-order wavefront error (HO-WFE), compare these values with those in common ocular pathologies, and evaluate treatments. METHODS A review of 17 major studies on HO-WFE was made, involving data for a total of 31,605 subjects. The upper limit of the 95% confidence interval (CI) for HO-WFE was(More)
Doctors of optometry are independent primary health care providers who examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as diagnose related systemic conditions. Optometrists provide more than two-thirds of the primary eye care services in the United States. They are more widely(More)
The primary care needs of the pediatric patient include the measurement of norms and deviations in the newborn (neonate) and subsequently, developmental milestones. Considerations of such norms and deviations must include familial and hereditary implications, systemic conditions and general health status. Deviations from the expected norms in the newborn(More)
This paper represents original research from the clinical implementation over a five-year period of eye care as a primary health care resource within the Medical Group of the Genesee Valley Group Health Association at the Joseph C. Wilson Health Center in Rochester, New York. The primary care delivered at this health maintenance organization has been(More)
  • L J Catania
  • 1987
There are two essential elements in the successful management of contact lens wear. First, it is necessary to pre-assess common anterior segment disorders which may interfere with wear. Such conditions often require pre-wear remediation and special fitting considerations. Second, post-fit complications must be accurately evaluated regarding risk, etiology(More)