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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 identifies single test that can predict onset of myopia in children

Study identifies single test that can predict onset of myopia in children

Orthokeratology technique slows progression of myopia in children

Orthokeratology technique slows progression of myopia in children

Scleral imbrication shows promise in second surgery for refractory MHRD

Scleral imbrication shows promise in second surgery for refractory MHRD

Study: Lower-income students in China have better vision compared to middle-class counterparts

Study: Lower-income students in China have better vision compared to middle-class counterparts

Health Canada approves Lucentis (ranibizumab) for myopic CNV

Health Canada approves Lucentis (ranibizumab) for myopic CNV

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

EYLEA Injection gets approval in Japan for treatment of myopic CNV

EYLEA Injection gets approval in Japan for treatment of myopic CNV

European Commission approves EYLEA Injection for treatment of visual impairment due to DME

European Commission approves EYLEA Injection for treatment of visual impairment due to DME

Regeneron announces FDA approval of EYLEA Injection for DME treatment

Regeneron announces FDA approval of EYLEA Injection for DME treatment

FDA approves EYLEA Injection for treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

FDA approves EYLEA Injection for treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

Study shows correlation between education and nearsightedness

Study shows correlation between education and nearsightedness

Phase 3 VIVID-DME trial of EYLEA Injection for treatment of DME shows improvement in visual acuity

Phase 3 VIVID-DME trial of EYLEA Injection for treatment of DME shows improvement in visual acuity

Study links nearsightedness to higher education and years spent in school

Study links nearsightedness to higher education and years spent in school

OSU/UH receive $7.5M grant to study slow progression of myopia in kids

OSU/UH receive $7.5M grant to study slow progression of myopia in kids

Ranibizumab trial gets promising results for CNV

Ranibizumab trial gets promising results for CNV

Avedro receives Canadian approval for KXL II System

Avedro receives Canadian approval for KXL II System

Improved mood linked with improved brain rehabilitations outcomes

Improved mood linked with improved brain rehabilitations outcomes

Study investigates association between preterm birth and later retinal detachment

Study investigates association between preterm birth and later retinal detachment

Avedro gets CE Mark clearance for KXL II System

Avedro gets CE Mark clearance for KXL II System

Special issue highlights rapid advances in myopia research

Special issue highlights rapid advances in myopia research