myopia

Corneal Biomechanics Differ in High Myopes

Meta-analysis finds higher IOP and low corneal hysteresis and resistance factor.
08/13/2019

New Grading System Pinpoints Myopia Risk Factors

In myopic children aged five to 16, 79% responded to treatment.
08/08/2019

Evidence Mounts for Low-dose Atropine

In myopic children aged five to 16, 79% responded to treatment.
08/08/2019

Strategies Protect Against Sun, Myopia

Outdoor light can still combat nearsightedness, even while wearing a hat and sunglasses.
08/01/2019

Near Work Thins the Ciliary Muscle

Myopes showed a sustained lens power increase.
08/01/2019

New Scleral Measure May Predict Myopic NTG

Misalignment with the optic disc may be a major risk factor.
07/26/2019

Model Predicts High Myopia in Teens

Age, sex and refraction data were important—genetics were not.
07/23/2019

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

Only 2.3% of pediatric lens fits are for myopia, but that number is slowly increasing.
07/16/2019

Who Wore it Best?

Several myopia management options exist, but it’s important to first select the most suitable candidates for each.
07/15/2019

ICLs Linked With Positive Long-term Outcomes

The procedure has the best results in patients younger than 30.
07/11/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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