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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.
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

Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

Alcon reports 2009 fourth quarter results

Alcon reports 2009 fourth quarter results

Millennials overly optimistic about their health despite unhealthy habits

Millennials overly optimistic about their health despite unhealthy habits

Highlights of January 2010 'Ophthalmology'

Highlights of January 2010 'Ophthalmology'

QLT Ophthalmics to distribute Visudyne in the U.S. market

QLT Ophthalmics to distribute Visudyne in the U.S. market

Encouraging early clinical results for treatment of KC with Avedro's Keraflex KXL technology

Encouraging early clinical results for treatment of KC with Avedro's Keraflex KXL technology

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

NEI study reports 66.4 percent increase in myopia in Americans

NEI study reports 66.4 percent increase in myopia in Americans

Novartis presents 6-month results from its EVEREST study for PCV

Novartis presents 6-month results from its EVEREST study for PCV

IBN iCare to develop cutting-edge nanomaterials for ocular therapy

IBN iCare to develop cutting-edge nanomaterials for ocular therapy

STAAR Surgical Company reports promising assessments from CAST

STAAR Surgical Company reports promising assessments from CAST