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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.
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

Diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Study shows diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Study shows diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Essilor International announces its third-quarter report

Essilor International announces its third-quarter report

QLT receives exclusive U.S. sales and marketing rights for Visudyne therapy

QLT receives exclusive U.S. sales and marketing rights for Visudyne therapy

Children reap social benefits from wearing contact lenses instead of glasses

Children reap social benefits from wearing contact lenses instead of glasses

Do I need glasses?

Do I need glasses?

Surgical options for retinal detachment

Surgical options for retinal detachment

Eye pressure spikes and glaucoma

Eye pressure spikes and glaucoma

Medication slows progression of myopia in children

Medication slows progression of myopia in children

Being outdoors good for children's eyesight

Being outdoors good for children's eyesight

Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

The mysterious link between summer birthdates and myopia

The mysterious link between summer birthdates and myopia

Study of high myopia patients ten years after LASIK surgery

Study of high myopia patients ten years after LASIK surgery

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

Confronting myths and myopia on the road from Doha

Confronting myths and myopia on the road from Doha