Myopia

Atropine Cessation Leads to Rebound

Long-term treatment with any of three concentrations achieved a sustained effect in patients.
06/30/2020

Study Makes Case For High-dose Atropine

Researchers believe it’s a good option when strict myopia control is needed.
06/29/2020

Telltale Retinal Changes Precede Myopia Development

Predictive models may help identify the condition’s incidence and progression.
06/23/2020

Research Questions Vitamin A’s Role in Myopia

New data suggests increased intake in childhood does little to stave off the condition in young adulthood.
06/19/2020

Corneal and Lens Power Unchanged by Atropine

Measures remained stable with 0.5%, 0.025% and 0.01% concentrations.
06/18/2020

SMILE, ICLs Both Help Correct High Myopia

However, lenticule extraction was linked to more unsatisfactory post-op visual outcomes.
06/08/2020

Research Links Smartphone Usage with Myopia

Students used almost double the amount of data as those with normal vision.
06/05/2020

Myopia Control May Prevent Retinal Detachment

Genetics reveals an association between refractive error and IOP in cases of the sight-threatening condition.
05/13/2020

PSH Common in Myopic Young Adults

Study reveals the prevalence and clinical manifestations of peripapillary subretinal hemorrhage.
05/12/2020

Ortho-K May Pose Ocular Surface Risks

Younger patients sustained negative effects depending on the length of use.
05/12/2020

Upcoming Events

July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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