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Myopia

Myopia, OAG Linked in Dose-response Relationship

As the condition worsened, so did the risk for glaucoma, especially in refractive errors over -6D, research shows.
October 21, 2021

Continued Atropine Treatment Successful at Three-year Mark

Research suggests a concentration of 0.05% remains effective with only minor rebound effects.
October 15, 2021

Environmental Catalysts for Myopia Increased During Pandemic

A recent study demonstrated a doubled myopic shift in SER and incidence of myopia after lockdowns commenced.
October 1, 2021

Parental Education Through Social Media May Curb Myopia Rates in Kids

Still, the difference was less than 0.25D with no axial length changes in these patients, study finds.
September 30, 2021

Axial Length, Corneal Curvature Help Estimate Myopia Risk

A recent analysis revealed that both factors are associated with a larger refractive error.
September 29, 2021

Myopic Refractive Error is Top Predictor of MMD

A recent analysis found that older age, female gender, lower education level and longer axial length were also risk factors.
September 24, 2021

Ultra-widefield Imaging Ideal for Monitoring Myopic Maculopathy

This method captures up to 200° of the fundus, allowing for better observation of posterior staphyloma, a strong indicator of disease progression, study finds.
September 17, 2021

Myopia Prevention Program Lowers Prevalence in Preschoolers

A recent study found a sizable drop in prevalence—from 15.5% to 10.7%—with the biggest declines coming in the first two years after the experimental policies were implemented.
September 7, 2021

Posterior Eye Contour Patterns Predict Myopia Progression

In children with the condition, a prolate shape was associated with axial elongation and a more negative spherical equivalent refraction, study finds.
September 3, 2021

Sex, Age Increase Risk of Axial Elongation in High Myopia

Poor BCVA, myopic maculopathy and prior choroidal neovascularization also play a role in these changes, researchers suggest.
September 1, 2021