Atropine Cessation Leads to Rebound

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

Study Makes Case For High-dose Atropine

Researchers believe it’s a good option when strict myopia control is needed.

Telltale Retinal Changes Precede Myopia Development

Predictive models may help identify the condition’s incidence and progression.

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.

Corneal and Lens Power Unchanged by Atropine

Measures remained stable with 0.5%, 0.025% and 0.01% concentrations.

SMILE, ICLs Both Help Correct High Myopia

However, lenticule extraction was linked to more unsatisfactory post-op visual outcomes.

Research Links Smartphone Usage with Myopia

Students used almost double the amount of data as those with normal vision.

Myopia Control May Prevent Retinal Detachment

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

PSH Common in Myopic Young Adults

Study reveals the prevalence and clinical manifestations of peripapillary subretinal hemorrhage.

Ortho-K May Pose Ocular Surface Risks

Younger patients sustained negative effects depending on the length of use.

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
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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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