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Myopia

Modifiable Risk Factors in Myopia Identified

Low education level, underweight status and high resting heart rate were associated with the condition.
February 14, 2020

New Myopia Risk Factors Identified

Researchers say lack of sleep, excessive studying and city living could be additional catalysts for myopia.
January 29, 2020

Myopia Unaffected by Low Neonatal Vitamin D

Seasonal variation at birth didn’t appear to increase myopia risk in adult males.
January 23, 2020

Age Influences Choroidal Changes in Myopia

Researchers also found increased rapid thinning of the choroid among newly developed myopes.
January 21, 2020

Squinting Boosts Vision for Astigmats

Research reveals mechanics behind pseudoaccommodation for against-the-rule astigmatism.
January 14, 2020

Atropine 0.05% Deemed Superior

Its efficacy was double that of 0.01% without affecting quality of life.
January 6, 2020

Ortho-K Falls Short on Bilateral Improvements

The therapy was unable to reduce anisometropia in both eyes.
January 3, 2020

Six-month Changes Predict Long-term Myopia Outcomes

This may encourage earlier intervention with ortho-K.
December 26, 2019

Low-dose Atropine Effective in Transient Myopia

This treatment reduced the magnitude of initial near work–induced issues by the one-week mark.
December 19, 2019

Contact Lenses For Myopia: Benefits Outweigh Risks

Ten years of childhood contact lens wear has a lower likelihood of MK than any risk of visual impairment.
December 10, 2019