Myopia

Race Plays Role in Myopia Severity

Children from East/Southeast Asia progressed significantly faster than white patients.
11/25/2020

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.
11/15/2020

Combo Treatment Slows Axial Elongation

Adding atropine to ortho-K could make a significant difference, at least in the short-term.
11/03/2020

Late Bedtime Linked With Myopia

A Chinese study found kids who stay up until 9:30pm are at an increased risk.
10/27/2020

More Data Supports Low-dose Atropine for Myopia

Myopia progression decreased in study subjects by 34.2% at one year.
10/15/2020

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.
10/15/2020

New Glasses Could Reduce Myopia Progression

Spectacles are designed to reduce contrast signaling in the retina to slow myopia progression.
10/13/2020

Overminus Lenses Associated with Myopia Progression

Study found association in 51% of children who were already myopic.
10/12/2020

New Modes of Glaucoma Detection in Myopic Preperimetric Eyes

Inferior ganglion cell complex and global loss volume are strong diagnostic parameters.
10/06/2020

Early Intervention Reduces High Myopia in Adulthood

Risk substantially decreases with a delay in age at onset.
10/01/2020

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December 1, 2020

Modern Management of Hyphema
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