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Myopia, also called nearsightedness or shortsightedness, is a refractive defect of the eye in which collimated light produces image focus in front of the retina when accommodation is relaxed.
Study offers new insights about myopia management

Study offers new insights about myopia management

WHO’s report may lead to greater awareness and deliver better eye health for all

WHO’s report may lead to greater awareness and deliver better eye health for all

Wearing eyeglasses protects against SARS-CoV-2

Wearing eyeglasses protects against SARS-CoV-2

Multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness in children

Multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness in children

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

COVID-19 restrictions may have unintended consequences for young eyes

COVID-19 restrictions may have unintended consequences for young eyes

A comprehensive analysis of evidence-based information to help manage myopia

A comprehensive analysis of evidence-based information to help manage myopia

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Study identifies three unknown genetic mechanisms that cause myopia

Study identifies three unknown genetic mechanisms that cause myopia

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of investigational drug to manage pediatric myopia

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of investigational drug to manage pediatric myopia

Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

CooperVision receives FDA approval for innovative MiSight 1 day contact lens

CooperVision receives FDA approval for innovative MiSight 1 day contact lens

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

WHO’S first world report on vision

WHO’S first world report on vision

Study focuses on improving education for children with short-sightedness in rural China

Study focuses on improving education for children with short-sightedness in rural China

Children who spend more time outdoors have less nearsightedness

Children who spend more time outdoors have less nearsightedness

Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

UK charity establishes new funding opportunities to address sight loss

UK charity establishes new funding opportunities to address sight loss

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood