Myopia

OCT Scans Aid GON Diagnosis

More than half of the time, the inner circle scan alone was sufficient.
09/11/2020

High Myopes Have Different Anterior Eye Shape

The difference could impact contact lens fits, researchers suggest.
09/01/2020

Carbs Implicated in Myopia Risk

Refined starches and sugars may increase myopia in young girls, but not boys.
08/27/2020

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.
08/25/2020

Add Multifocals to Your Myopia Toolbox

These contact lenses are proving themselves to be an excellent treatment option. Here’s what you need to know.
08/15/2020

Dueling Pandemics

Will COVID-driven changes in behavior accelerate myopia development?
08/15/2020

Smartphones Don’t Increase Hyperopic Defocus

Children watching a smartphone exhibit no more defocus than those viewing a computer screen.
08/13/2020

BLINK Results Support Multifocals for Myopia

The treatment modality significantly reduced the rate of myopia progression over three years.
08/12/2020

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%.
07/28/2020

Atropine, Ortho-K Combo May Boost Myopia Control

The dual approach resulted in a greater increase in subfoveal choroidal thickness than monotherapy.
07/22/2020

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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