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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...

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...

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.

2nd International Myopia Conference

Progression of high anisometropia in children

This study aimed to analyse the stability and progression of higher degrees of myopic anisometropic in children. This retrospective study included 63 children meeting the inclusion criteria. Mean age at initial visit was 4.3 years ±2. There were 51% males...

Beware the disc in myopic patients

Glaucoma is a chronic and progressive optic neuropathy characterised by damage of retinal ganglion cells. Evaluation of structural damage of the optic nerve is important in glaucoma diagnosis. The ISNT rule states that the neuroretinal rim width is generally widest...

Complications after cataract surgery in high myopes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The authors review all the modern literature on complications after phacoemulsification in high myopes with axial lengths (AL) greater than 25.0mm. Twenty-eight studies reporting on 19,586 eyes were included. The corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA) improved from 0.96 ± 0.53...

ECLSO (European Contact Lens and Ocular Surface) Congress 2022

This year ECLSO will be hosting their 49th scientific congress from the from 2-3 September in Paris. The society is affiliated to MCLOSA, the UK-based ocular surface society, and the European dry eye society EUDES, and aims to promote continuous...

Ametropic amblyopia and stereopsis

This study aimed to evaluate the correlations between ametropic amblyopia (hypermetropic – 110, myopic – 30, and astigmatic – 65) and stereopsis in 205 children – mean age of 5.2 years ±1.8. For near stereopsis, significant results were found for...