Corneal Biomechanics Differ in High Myopes

Meta-analysis finds higher IOP and low corneal hysteresis and resistance factor.

New Grading System Pinpoints Myopia Risk Factors

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

Evidence Mounts for Low-dose Atropine

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

Strategies Protect Against Sun, Myopia

Outdoor light can still combat nearsightedness, even while wearing a hat and sunglasses.

Near Work Thins the Ciliary Muscle

Myopes showed a sustained lens power increase.

New Scleral Measure May Predict Myopic NTG

Misalignment with the optic disc may be a major risk factor.

Model Predicts High Myopia in Teens

Age, sex and refraction data were important—genetics were not.

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

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

Who Wore it Best?

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

ICLs Linked With Positive Long-term Outcomes

The procedure has the best results in patients younger than 30.

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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