Race Plays Role in Myopia Severity

Children from East/Southeast Asia progressed significantly faster than white patients.

How to Add Ortho-K to Your Toolkit

This valuable service may require thorough education but will provide enormous benefits to your patients and practice.

Combo Treatment Slows Axial Elongation

Adding atropine to ortho-K could make a significant difference, at least in the short-term.

Late Bedtime Linked With Myopia

A Chinese study found kids who stay up until 9:30pm are at an increased risk.

More Data Supports Low-dose Atropine for Myopia

Myopia progression decreased in study subjects by 34.2% at one year.

Myopia: Should We Treat It Like a Disease?

The research is mounting, but whether the projections hold true in clinical practice is still up for debate.

New Glasses Could Reduce Myopia Progression

Spectacles are designed to reduce contrast signaling in the retina to slow myopia progression.

Overminus Lenses Associated with Myopia Progression

Study found association in 51% of children who were already myopic.

New Modes of Glaucoma Detection in Myopic Preperimetric Eyes

Inferior ganglion cell complex and global loss volume are strong diagnostic parameters.

Early Intervention Reduces High Myopia in Adulthood

Risk substantially decreases with a delay in age at onset.

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