Myopia Control Still a Tough Sell

Less than half of patients are using multifocal correction, as practitioners continue to rely on single vision lenses.

Ortho-K: Increase Compression to Boost Response

This treatment strategy led to faster refractive error correction without affecting the rate of fitting success.

DNA Predicts Future Myopia in Kids

Still, traditional cycloplegic autorefraction had more consistent results.

Post-op IOP Spikes Plague High Myopes

28% of high myopes—and most males—had elevated pressure one day after cataract surgery.

Myopia Control: On Target and On-label

A new approval provides the confidence these patients—and parents—need.

Myopia Control: Every Diopter Matters

Lowering a patient’s refractive error by 1D can save them up to a year of visual impairment.

Take a Break to Ease Myopia

Looking up from work or play every half hour has a preventive effect on young eyes.

Early Marker May Predict Ortho-K Success

The greater the refractive shift by one month predicts long-term outcomes.

Expanded OneDay Parameters Embrace High Myopes

More patients than ever before can enjoy the benefits of daily disposal.

Zinc Not Linked to Myopia in America

ODs now have a better understanding of the role dietary factors play in the condition.

Upcoming Events

December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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