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Myopia

Myopic Progression Accelerated During COVID-19 Lockdown

It then proceeded to revert back to normal levels after restrictions were lifted, researchers report.
March 25, 2021

Overminus Lenses May Encourage Myopic Shift

Be mindful of this risk when managing exotropia with a spectacle Rx.
March 23, 2021

Caffeine May Offer Potential Myopia Therapy

An eye drop containing an adenosine receptor antagonist produced hyperopic shifts in baby monkeys, study finds.
March 12, 2021

Pediatric Myopia Predicts Final Refraction

Younger age of onset and -3D or more SER linked with progression.
March 5, 2021

CXL May Also Help Halt Myopia Progression

Still, further investigation into the safety and efficacy of the method on human eyes is warranted.
March 4, 2021

Atropine Penetration Minimally Affected by Preservatives

Stability and safety of the drug are better predictors of successful outcomes.
February 16, 2021

Home Confinement Induces Myopic Shift in Children

Kids aged six to eight experienced a -0.3D shift, a significant jump from preceding years.
February 4, 2021

Choroidal Blood Flow Changes May Signal Myopia Development

Reduced perfusion could induce responses that promote progression.
February 2, 2021

Cilioretinal Arteries May Protect Against MMD in High Myopes

Fundus photography-based classification may offer insight into the visual function of these patients.
January 28, 2021

Exercise Causes Unique Ocular Changes in Children

After kids rode a stationary bike for 20 minutes, their eyes exhibited choroidal thinning and increased fundus vessel densities.
January 27, 2021