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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.
AAO to recognize UH optometry dean with Charles F. Prentice Medal Award

AAO to recognize UH optometry dean with Charles F. Prentice Medal Award

STAAR Surgical third quarter total net sales increases 6% to $13.2 million

STAAR Surgical third quarter total net sales increases 6% to $13.2 million

South Carolina optometrists provide eye, vision assessments for infants through InfantSEE

South Carolina optometrists provide eye, vision assessments for infants through InfantSEE

Myopia and Glaucoma genes identified

Myopia and Glaucoma genes identified

Scientists discover gene associated with myopia

Scientists discover gene associated with myopia

STAAR Surgical's Visian Implantable Collamer Lens featured prominently at 2010 ESCRS Congress

STAAR Surgical's Visian Implantable Collamer Lens featured prominently at 2010 ESCRS Congress

Research links body weight to glaucoma risk

Research links body weight to glaucoma risk

New myopia control technology for eye health benefits from Vision CRC

New myopia control technology for eye health benefits from Vision CRC

Fera Pharmaceuticals launches Neptazanetm tablets for reducing intraocular pressure

Fera Pharmaceuticals launches Neptazanetm tablets for reducing intraocular pressure

QLT reports final 24-month results from Phase II RADICAL study in patients with wet AMD

QLT reports final 24-month results from Phase II RADICAL study in patients with wet AMD

Final results from Visudyne Phase IIIb DENALI study presented at World Ophthalmology Congress

Final results from Visudyne Phase IIIb DENALI study presented at World Ophthalmology Congress

Phakic IOLs safer than laser surgery for correcting moderate short-sightedness

Phakic IOLs safer than laser surgery for correcting moderate short-sightedness

Promising new generation of contact lenses for myopia control

Promising new generation of contact lenses for myopia control

Innovative new contact lens to correct hyperopia without refractive surgery

Innovative new contact lens to correct hyperopia without refractive surgery

STAAR Surgical reports 12% increase in first-quarter 2010 revenue

STAAR Surgical reports 12% increase in first-quarter 2010 revenue

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

STAAR Surgical Company enters into 'Stipulation for Settlement' to resolve pending disputes

STAAR Surgical Company enters into 'Stipulation for Settlement' to resolve pending disputes

Vision CRC scientists discover new technology to control myopia

Vision CRC scientists discover new technology to control myopia

Avedro to acquire Corneal Collagen Crosslinking Phase III study rights from Peschke Meditrade

Avedro to acquire Corneal Collagen Crosslinking Phase III study rights from Peschke Meditrade

FGX International becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor

FGX International becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor