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Myopia

OCT Scans Aid GON Diagnosis

More than half of the time, the inner circle scan alone was sufficient.
September 11, 2020

High Myopes Have Different Anterior Eye Shape

The difference could impact contact lens fits, researchers suggest.
September 1, 2020

Carbs Implicated in Myopia Risk

Refined starches and sugars may increase myopia in young girls, but not boys.
August 27, 2020

Genetic Risk Factors Identified in Childhood Myopia

Two single-nucleotide polymorphisms were strongly associated with moderate and high myopia, while others signify axial length elongation and mild myopia.
August 25, 2020

Smartphones Don’t Increase Hyperopic Defocus

Children watching a smartphone exhibit no more defocus than those viewing a computer screen.
August 13, 2020

BLINK Results Support Multifocals for Myopia

The treatment modality significantly reduced the rate of myopia progression over three years.
August 12, 2020

AK Still a Risk for Young Ortho-K Patients

Of all contact lens-related cases in minors, the myopia control option was responsible for 13%.
July 28, 2020

Atropine, Ortho-K Combo May Boost Myopia Control

The dual approach resulted in a greater increase in subfoveal choroidal thickness than monotherapy.
July 22, 2020

Myopia May Increase POAG Progression

Eyes with axial lengths of 26.5mm or more were more prone to glaucoma progression.
July 17, 2020

Swept-source Beats SD-OCT in Imaging Glaucoma in Myopia

The wider scan and measurement area may be at play in the findings.
July 15, 2020