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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.
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

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses

Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Common signs that indicate vision problems in children

Common signs that indicate vision problems in children

Study provides guidance about screen time harming children’s vision

Study provides guidance about screen time harming children’s vision

Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health

Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

Researchers identify 161 genetic factors for myopia

Researchers identify 161 genetic factors for myopia

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

Unhappy combination of alcohol, anger, and aggressive behavior

Unhappy combination of alcohol, anger, and aggressive behavior

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

AMA votes to adopt new policies for improving health of the nation

AMA votes to adopt new policies for improving health of the nation

Mass. Eye and Ear ophthalmologists offer new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction

Mass. Eye and Ear ophthalmologists offer new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction

New contact lens therapy shows potential to impact rising prevalence of myopia in children

New contact lens therapy shows potential to impact rising prevalence of myopia in children

New review provides reassurance to safety of soft contact lenses in children

New review provides reassurance to safety of soft contact lenses in children