Myopia

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

Rethink Glasses in Infants with High Astigmatism, Hyperopia

Most of these eyes emmetropized to a greater degree than eyes with myopia.
12/15/2021

Red-light Therapy for Myopia Control Shows Promise

The treatment was well-accepted by children and demonstrated no functional or structural damage.
12/08/2021

Myopic, Emmetropic Eyes Behave Similarly at Closer Accommodative Levels

Near targets (up to 0.20m) produced comparable off-axis refractions between both groups.
12/08/2021

Ortho-K Controls Axial Elongation in High Myopes Within One Year

This modality proved more effective than 0.01% atropine in this subpopulation of patients, study shows.
12/01/2021