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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.
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

Shutdown commentaries: The man who championed the strategy; 'opening salvo in a generational war;' lack of funding hurts public health efforts

Shutdown commentaries: The man who championed the strategy; 'opening salvo in a generational war;' lack of funding hurts public health efforts

Euclid Systems, Wenzhou Medical University Eye Hospital sign cooperation agreement

Euclid Systems, Wenzhou Medical University Eye Hospital sign cooperation agreement

Viewpoints: Health spending driving U.S. recovery; time to get rid of the insurance middle man

Viewpoints: Health spending driving U.S. recovery; time to get rid of the insurance middle man

Study: Gene mutations are associated with severe form of nearsightedness

Study: Gene mutations are associated with severe form of nearsightedness

Exposure to daylight helps protect children from myopia

Exposure to daylight helps protect children from myopia

Wearing OK contact lenses every night can restore age-related loss of near vision

Wearing OK contact lenses every night can restore age-related loss of near vision

Study confirms rapid effectiveness of temporary, nonsurgical alternative to LASIK

Study confirms rapid effectiveness of temporary, nonsurgical alternative to LASIK

Scientists discover 24 new genes that cause refractive errors and myopia

Scientists discover 24 new genes that cause refractive errors and myopia