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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 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

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