Myopia

Outdoor Time Slows Myopia Onset

The long-suspected association was borne out by a school policy mandating two hours per day of outside activity.
02/21/2020

Modifiable Risk Factors in Myopia Identified

Low education level, underweight status and high resting heart rate were associated with the condition.
02/14/2020

New Myopia Risk Factors Identified

Researchers say lack of sleep, excessive studying and city living could be additional catalysts for myopia.
01/29/2020

Myopia Unaffected by Low Neonatal Vitamin D

Seasonal variation at birth didn’t appear to increase myopia risk in adult males.
01/23/2020

Age Influences Choroidal Changes in Myopia

Researchers also found increased rapid thinning of the choroid among newly developed myopes.
01/21/2020

Myopia Control: Decisions and Discussions

Follow along with a hypothetical case to learn how to better navigate the options with patients and parents.
01/15/2020

The Year of Refraction

Innovative management approaches are in your office now or on the way.
01/15/2020

Squinting Boosts Vision for Astigmats

Research reveals mechanics behind pseudoaccommodation for against-the-rule astigmatism.
01/14/2020

Atropine 0.05% Deemed Superior

Its efficacy was double that of 0.01% without affecting quality of life.
01/06/2020

Ortho-K Falls Short on Bilateral Improvements

The therapy was unable to reduce anisometropia in both eyes.
01/03/2020

Upcoming Events

March 21, 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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March 22, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Houston
Location: The Whitehall Houston
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending, TOB approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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