myopia

CL Wearers Tout Better Quality of Life

Silicone hydrogel contact lens wear impresses while LASIK falls short after one year.
08/06/2018

‘Cram Schooling’ May Increase Myopia

Sustained near vision tasks endanger vision and eye health, study shows.
07/25/2018

IOP Doesn’t Cause Myopia Progression

In fact, a new study found an inverse correlation between the two.
07/23/2018

Chinese Students Top of the Class in Myopic Prevalence

The high rates noted in this cohort argue for greater myopia control efforts.
07/19/2018

Corneal Power Changes in Ortho-K Don’t Reduce Axial Length

New data suggests these parameters may be independent of one another.
07/09/2018

Visual Impairment from Myopia on the Rise

New data punctuates the growing need for better intervention.
06/26/2018

Myopia Genetics Revealed

A new genome-wide study quadruples the number of genes with a known association.
06/25/2018

New Spectacle Lens Design Reduces Myopia Progression

Kids who can’t or won’t wear contact lenses might achieve comparable results this way.
06/19/2018

Myopia Linked to Bookwormishness

The more years you spend in education, the worse your vision degrades, a study shows.
06/11/2018

School and Parents Affect Kids’ Light Exposure

Children mimic their parents’ behaviors, providing another method of modifying environmental influences on eye growth.
04/06/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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