Myopia

Multifocal CLs Most Effective Early in Myopia’s Course

This approach worked best before the condition intensified; older kids were equally amenable to several corrective lens interventions.
01/26/2022

Childhood-onset Myopia Increasing in Severity

At the same time, the prevalence of adult-onset is also on the rise.
01/25/2022

Light Exposure Linked to Refractive Development in Kids

Preschoolers from Israel had more hyperopic reserve when they were exposed to higher amounts of indoor illumination.
01/20/2022

Younger Teens with Higher Myopia at Greater Risk for Progression

Analysis of a large cohort revealed that this combination of factors had a five-year cumulative risk of 76%.
01/20/2022

Tackling the “Myopia or Glaucoma?” Question

As the prevalence of both increase, ODs will be on the front lines, relying on a growing set of tools to aid proper diagnosis and management.
01/15/2022

Myopia Development Common in Young Adults

Over an eight-year period, more than one-third of patients in their twenties experienced progression.
01/10/2022

Reduced Choroidal Thickness Found in More Myopic Eyes

These patients also had an increased flow void and reduced choriocapillaris vascular density.
01/03/2022

Choroidal Thickening May Inform Best Atropine Concentration

Children with myopia taking 0.025% or 0.05% showed better outcomes than those taking 0.01% over a two-year study.
12/28/2021

Correct Localization of BMO on OCT Critical in High Myopes

This contributes to increased diagnostic accuracy and clinical management in these patients.
12/21/2021

SMILE Demonstrates Positive Results Through 12 Months

Patients with myopia or myopic astigmatism achieved consistent, predictable outcomes for keratometric, cylinder and spherical measurements.
12/17/2021