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Many parents overlook simple ways to reduce children’s risk of eye injuries

Many parents overlook simple ways to reduce children’s risk of eye injuries

Children’s vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Children’s vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Environmental risk factors driving the nearsightedness 'epidemic' in the UK

Environmental risk factors driving the nearsightedness 'epidemic' in the UK

Study offers new insights about myopia management

Study offers new insights about myopia management

Multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness in children

Multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness in children

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of investigational drug to manage pediatric myopia

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of investigational drug to manage pediatric myopia

Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

Mount Sinai ophthalmologists share tips for early detection of glaucoma

Mount Sinai ophthalmologists share tips for early detection of glaucoma

CooperVision receives FDA approval for innovative MiSight 1 day contact lens

CooperVision receives FDA approval for innovative MiSight 1 day contact lens

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

Children who spend more time outdoors have less nearsightedness

Children who spend more time outdoors have less nearsightedness

Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Learning difficulties in children are not always associated with visual anomalies

Learning difficulties in children are not always associated with visual anomalies

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Common signs that indicate vision problems in children

Common signs that indicate vision problems in children