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Myopia

Influential Factors in Myopia Aren’t Clear-cut

While outdoor time may help, near work can offset its benefits, study reaffirms.
July 30, 2021

High Myopia in Adults Tied to Spectacle Wear at Younger Age

Kids who got their first pair of glasses at nine vs. 13 were more at risk of developing this condition later on in life.
July 20, 2021

More Specifics Needed for Anti-Myopia Outdoor Activity

Simply directing children to “spend more time outside” isn’t enough.
July 15, 2021

Ortho-K Reduces Axial Elongation in Myopic Children

Study showed a 59% reduction with no severe adverse events in myopic Scandinavian children during 18 months of follow-up.
July 14, 2021

Eye Movements Potentially Linked to Axial Elongation

Patients with high myopia exhibited higher optic nerve traction forces and lower tortuosity prior to disease onset.
July 13, 2021

Smartphone Usage Again Associated with Myopia Development

Luckily, greater outdoor exposure may moderate the impact of the device on kids’ eyes.
July 9, 2021

SMILE Earns Good Marks for Post-op Vision

Study shows the surgical procedure has clinically insignificant effects on image quality compared with spectacles or contact lenses.
June 30, 2021

Non-Cycloplegic SE Helps Predict Myopia Onset

The finding may open up assessment possibilities for practitioners beyond eye care.
June 22, 2021

High Myopes at Elevated Risk for Cataract Complications

Posterior capsular rupture, retinal detachment, traction maculopathy and others occurred more frequently.
June 2, 2021

Multifocals Better Tolerated than Single Vision for Myopia Control

Three lenses tested resulted in reduced contrast sensitivity compared with spherical correction.
May 28, 2021