Myopia

Higher Myopia Associated With Optic Disc Crescent

Study shows eyes with inferior temporally located crescents were more myopic.
06/27/2022

Prepare Employees for Myopia Visit Increase

To keep up with demand, researchers recommend upskilling current employees and tools to reduce chair time.
06/24/2022

Earlier Puberty Onset in Girls Linked to Myopia

A significant proportion of the sex disparity in the condition may be explained by female patients reaching this stage of life earlier.
06/22/2022

New Retinal Finding Characterized in Severely Myopic Eyes

Distinguishing extreme macular schisis simulating retinal detachment from macular hole retinal detachment is key due to differing treatment strategies.
06/13/2022

Ortho-K Lens Market Expects Growth in Next Few Years

By that time, nearly 50% of eyecare providers who don’t currently fit this modality plan to start.
06/10/2022

Ortho-K, Multifocal Soft Lenses Top Glasses in Myopia Control

The two methods reduced disease progression and axial elongation.
06/09/2022

Ortho-K Wearers May Struggle With Adherence

Kids stop using their lenses for various reasons, which clinicians must incorporate into their education.
06/08/2022

Rising RRD Incidence Linked to Myopia, Pseudophakia

This trend was most common in elderly patients, around the time posterior vitreous detachment is likely to occur.
06/08/2022

Reduced Axial Elongation Reported Following Atropine, Ortho-K Combo

Study shows this outcome results from increased pupil dilation and choroidal thickening in myopic patients.
06/07/2022

Choroidal Thinning Indicative of Myopia Progression

Nearsighted patients with associated optic nerve head features should be closely monitored with regular screening, study suggests.
06/06/2022

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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