CL Wearers Tout Better Quality of Life

Silicone hydrogel contact lens wear impresses while LASIK falls short after one year.

‘Cram Schooling’ May Increase Myopia

Sustained near vision tasks endanger vision and eye health, study shows.

IOP Doesn’t Cause Myopia Progression

In fact, a new study found an inverse correlation between the two.

Chinese Students Top of the Class in Myopic Prevalence

The high rates noted in this cohort argue for greater myopia control efforts.

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

New data suggests these parameters may be independent of one another.

Visual Impairment from Myopia on the Rise

New data punctuates the growing need for better intervention.

Myopia Genetics Revealed

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

New Spectacle Lens Design Reduces Myopia Progression

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

Myopia Linked to Bookwormishness

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

School and Parents Affect Kids’ Light Exposure

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

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 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
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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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
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