myopia

New Spectacle Design Cuts Myopia Progression by More than Half

Researchers suggest the lens is a less invasive treatment than other options.
06/05/2019

Structure, Function Changes Correlate in Myopic Eyes

Study used SD-OCT and visual fields to discover ganglion cell layer thickness changes and visual field defects.
05/31/2019

UV Exposure a Risk Factor for Myopia

A population-based study demonstrates more rapid progression in eyes without protection.
05/01/2019

Extended Depth-of-Focus Optics: A Guide for Optometrists

Newer devices are expanding your patients’ visual landscapes. Learn more about how they function.
04/15/2019

High Myopia Linked to AMD Risk

Study also shows patients with both issues require more injections.
04/09/2019

More Evidence Encourages Time Outdoors for Myopia

Slight decrease in myopia found in kids who did outdoor activities.
04/05/2019

Smaller, Tilted Discs Indicative of High Myopia

For patients with normal-tension glaucoma, myopic characteristics differ.
03/11/2019

Myopia Management: An Expert Guide

BHVI experts provide a roundup of clinical pearls for helping the myopic population.
03/05/2019

What Does “Myopia” Really Mean?

Interdisciplinary researchers propose new standard definitions and classifications to allow for comparable studies of myopia progression and management.
03/05/2019

Myopia Interventions: Effective But Unpredictable

Researchers found no one strategy appears to reliably slow myopia progression or decrease its incidence in all patients.
03/05/2019

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 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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