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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.
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

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