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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.
Screen time significantly associated with myopia in children, research shows

Screen time significantly associated with myopia in children, research shows

UEA researchers develop novel resin for 3D printing intraocular devices

UEA researchers develop novel resin for 3D printing intraocular devices

Breakthrough imaging technique uncovers detailed scleral patterns in myopic eyes

Breakthrough imaging technique uncovers detailed scleral patterns in myopic eyes

Does your ADHD medication increase your risk of glaucoma?

Does your ADHD medication increase your risk of glaucoma?

UC San Diego researchers discover genetic connections to alcohol consumption

UC San Diego researchers discover genetic connections to alcohol consumption

Alginate-based hydrogel developed for treatment of retinal detachment

Alginate-based hydrogel developed for treatment of retinal detachment

UH optometry researcher warns against the use of low-level red light therapy to control myopia

UH optometry researcher warns against the use of low-level red light therapy to control myopia

Machine learning predicts the long-term future of shortsighted eyes

Machine learning predicts the long-term future of shortsighted eyes

Three new studies show low-dose atropine can help slow myopia in children

Three new studies show low-dose atropine can help slow myopia in children

Digital vision training may not be an effective treatment for amblyopia in children

Digital vision training may not be an effective treatment for amblyopia in children

Low-dose atropine eyedrops not effective in slowing myopia progression in children

Low-dose atropine eyedrops not effective in slowing myopia progression in children

Eye drops to slow the progression of nearsightedness in kids could be on the horizon

Eye drops to slow the progression of nearsightedness in kids could be on the horizon

New approach could help inform future lens design for treating myopia

New approach could help inform future lens design for treating myopia

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital ophthalmologists suggest ways to treat and control glaucoma

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital ophthalmologists suggest ways to treat and control glaucoma

Interventions improved well-being among children and youth during COVID-19 pandemic

Interventions improved well-being among children and youth during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers aim to better understand how myopia management strategies affect children

Researchers aim to better understand how myopia management strategies affect children

Caffeine metabolite could become a valuable treatment for myopia in children

Caffeine metabolite could become a valuable treatment for myopia in children

Cornea implant made of collagen from pig’s skin restores vision

Cornea implant made of collagen from pig’s skin restores vision

Many parents overlook simple ways to reduce children’s risk of eye injuries

Many parents overlook simple ways to reduce children’s risk of eye injuries

Environmental risk factors driving the nearsightedness 'epidemic' in the UK

Environmental risk factors driving the nearsightedness 'epidemic' in the UK

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