Large Magnitude of Ocular Residual Astigmatism Found in Myopic Children

These findings emphasize the importance of assessment prior to fitting patients with orthokeratology lenses.

Being an Only Child Increases Risk of Developing Myopia

This may be linked to the greater time they spend on near vision activities, especially homework, possibly due to increased parental attention to school performance.

PHOMS Associated with Disc Tilt, High Myopia

However, this finding alone isn’t indicative of optic neuropathy, researchers caution.

Smaller BOZD in Ortho-K Lenses Improves Efficacy

This design change could benefit myopia control even after one year of treatment.

Axial Length Remains Best Predictor of Myopia

A biometry study found it to be associated with high minus refractive error, as well and corneal and lenticular changes.

Myopic Shifts Greater in Females, Older Children

These two factors, as well as others, have been identified as risk factors for developing greater progression.

Evidence Grows For Repeated Low-level Red-light Therapy in Myopia Control

The intervention drastically slowed progression, axial elongation and spherical equivalent error change.

Study Supports Use of Myopia Control Glasses

Children who used this modality experienced reduced axial elongation.

Kids Adapt Well to Myopia Control Ophthalmic Lens Wear

A cohort of preteens were able to use the modality just as well as conventional lenses for visual acuity correction, which bodes well for the intervention.

Myopia Matters

As this population grows, maybe your clinical toolbox should, too.

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