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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.
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

Carl Zeiss Meditec’s MEL 80 Excimer Laser receives PMA from FDA to treat hyperopia

Carl Zeiss Meditec’s MEL 80 Excimer Laser receives PMA from FDA to treat hyperopia

CVDW, Dow Corning collaborate to improve vision correction in children

CVDW, Dow Corning collaborate to improve vision correction in children

Inexpensive drug therapy shows promise in treating premature infants with childhood blindness

Inexpensive drug therapy shows promise in treating premature infants with childhood blindness

Obesity associated with decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women, not men

Obesity associated with decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women, not men

Cognitive training may help end hijacking of imagination by drugs of abuse

Cognitive training may help end hijacking of imagination by drugs of abuse

Regeneron, Bayer and SERI initiate new VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 3 clinical trial in myopic CNV

Regeneron, Bayer and SERI initiate new VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 3 clinical trial in myopic CNV

STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants

STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants

FDA approves Novartis' Amturnide for treatment of high blood pressure

FDA approves Novartis' Amturnide for treatment of high blood pressure

QOI and Quantel enter co-promotion agreement for Activis PDT Lasers

QOI and Quantel enter co-promotion agreement for Activis PDT Lasers