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LR/SR surgery for high myopia strabismus

The authors evaluated the outcomes of a surgical procedure involving the muscle union of the superior rectus and lateral rectus muscles with and without medial rectus recession and the anatomic changes before and after surgery in 35 eyes of 20...

Systemic sarcoidosis presenting with acute myopia and angle closure

Case report A 40-year-old Asian man presented to the Emergency Department with a one day history of sudden onset visual disturbance in his right eye. He complained of image distortion and noted that objects now appeared smaller. He also described...

Is myopia protective against progression of diabetic retinopathy?

This population-based cohort study assessed the association of refractive error with the incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy (DR); 1562 eyes of 860 patients with diabetes and gradable retinal photographs were included. Baseline data was taken between 2004-2009 and follow-up...

Haag-Streit UK announces the launch of the LENSTAR Myopia in the UK

HS-UK is pleased to announce the launch of the LENSTAR Myopia in the UK.

Changes in the prevalence of myopia in middle-aged caucasian Australians compared to UK biobank

This article compares rates of myopia and high myopia in large cohorts of caucasian Australians from the Busselton Healthy Ageing Study, the urban Gen1 of the Raine Study, the Blue Mountains Eye study and Melbourne Visual Impairment Project. The former...

DISC lens slow myopia progression in Hong Kong Chinese schoolchildren

This is a prospective double-blind randomised trial between September 2007 and October 2009. It included 221 children aged 8-13 years, with myopia between -1 and -5 Dioptres ≤1.00D. There were 111 patients in the defocus incorporated soft contact DISC group...

How does low-concentration atropine reduce progression of myopia?

This is a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial evaluating the effects of low-concentration atropine (0.05%, 0.025%, 0.01%) on ocular biometrics of myopic children. The aim is to determine what aspect of ocular biometrics low-concentration atropine influenced in reducing the progression of...

Does the length of the school day have a role in age of myopia onset?

The authors prospectively collected the refractive data of myopic adults attending recruiting dispensing optician or ophthalmologist sites. Participants were recruited consecutively, giving verbal informed consent. Sites included a mix of urban and rural areas across eight sites. The following data...

1st International Conference on Myopia in Pakistan

By Mr MS Samuel, Medical Director, Laser Refractive Surgery Services, Optimax & Ultralase. I have just returned from Pakistan after attending the first International Conference on Myopia organised by the University of Faisalabad at the School of Optometry. The conference...

BHVI Launches Myopia Awareness Week 2023

BHVI, an Australian not-for-profit organisation with an international focus on vision research, has announced today the launch of Myopia Awareness Week for 2023 – a global initiative relaunched in 2021, to bring attention to the growing epidemic of myopia in children across the world.

Optegra: Free CPD Webinar on Myopia

@ 18:45 PM - 20:00 PM GMT

New factsheet and consent form aim to better inform parents of children with myopia

A new factsheet and consent form developed by the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) in partnership with CooperVision will help eye care professionals to better manage children with myopia.