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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.
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

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

No-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children

No-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

Study on the effects of alcohol and risk produces surprising results

Study on the effects of alcohol and risk produces surprising results

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) versus laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) versus laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia

New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness

New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness