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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 investigates optical treatments to slow myopia progression in children

Study investigates optical treatments to slow myopia progression in children

Genetic cause of rare genetic disorder, Hamamy syndrome

Genetic cause of rare genetic disorder, Hamamy syndrome

Healthy emmetropic women have a wider pupil diameter than men

Healthy emmetropic women have a wider pupil diameter than men

Oral fluoroquinolones increase risk of retinal detachment

Oral fluoroquinolones increase risk of retinal detachment

Insight into why some children develop myopia

Insight into why some children develop myopia

Regeneron reports total revenues of $123.0M for fourth quarter 2011

Regeneron reports total revenues of $123.0M for fourth quarter 2011

Japan approves Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens

Japan approves Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens

Less incidence of nearsightedness in kids who spend more time outdoors: Study

Less incidence of nearsightedness in kids who spend more time outdoors: Study

More exposure to natural light may reduce rates of nearsightedness

More exposure to natural light may reduce rates of nearsightedness

Logistic regression models identify risk factors for open angle glaucoma

Logistic regression models identify risk factors for open angle glaucoma

Loma Linda University's Vision Intervention Program receives Spot screener from PediaVision

Loma Linda University's Vision Intervention Program receives Spot screener from PediaVision

STAAR's new Visian ICL with CentraFLOW technology showcased at ESCRS congress

STAAR's new Visian ICL with CentraFLOW technology showcased at ESCRS congress

Optical treatment strategies to correct peripheral vision may slow progression of myopia

Optical treatment strategies to correct peripheral vision may slow progression of myopia

Study: Overall awareness about eye health lower among ethnic Americans

Study: Overall awareness about eye health lower among ethnic Americans

Innovation in contact lenses for children wins Donald Korb Award

Innovation in contact lenses for children wins Donald Korb Award

STAAR Surgical completes first procedures to implant Visian ICL V4c design

STAAR Surgical completes first procedures to implant Visian ICL V4c design

Functional vision restored after 55 years

Functional vision restored after 55 years

Avedro completes two Phase III corneal cross-linking studies in keratoconus, ectasia post-refractive surgery

Avedro completes two Phase III corneal cross-linking studies in keratoconus, ectasia post-refractive surgery

ARVO announces 2011 award recipients in retinal research

ARVO announces 2011 award recipients in retinal research

Bayer, Regeneron initiate two VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 3 trials in Diabetic Macular Edema

Bayer, Regeneron initiate two VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 3 trials in Diabetic Macular Edema