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Myopia

Macular Thickness Linked to Parapapillary Atrophy in Myopes

New tech is helping identify disease on a smaller scale.
March 27, 2020

Three Behaviors Shown to Decrease Myopia

Longer near work distance, taking a break every 30 minutes and more outdoor activity all reduce progression.
March 9, 2020

0.02% Atropine Effective in Myopia

Both concentrations evaluated in the study had similar effects on pupil diameter and accommodative amplitude.
March 2, 2020

Myopia, Screen Time Not Linked

Researchers show digital device use doesn’t have a consistent link to near-sightedness.
February 26, 2020

Risk Factors for Post-op IOP Elevation Found

For patients with high myopia, assess Schlemm’s canal and the trabecular meshwork before cataract surgery.
February 25, 2020

Outdoor Time Slows Myopia Onset

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

Modifiable Risk Factors in Myopia Identified

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

New Myopia Risk Factors Identified

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

Myopia Unaffected by Low Neonatal Vitamin D

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

Age Influences Choroidal Changes in Myopia

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