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AMA votes to adopt new policies for improving health of the nation

AMA votes to adopt new policies for improving health of the nation

Mass. Eye and Ear ophthalmologists offer new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction

Mass. Eye and Ear ophthalmologists offer new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction

New contact lens therapy shows potential to impact rising prevalence of myopia in children

New contact lens therapy shows potential to impact rising prevalence of myopia in children

New review provides reassurance to safety of soft contact lenses in children

New review provides reassurance to safety of soft contact lenses in children

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

New book provides insights into latest treatments for partial blindness

New book provides insights into latest treatments for partial blindness

New contact lens therapy effective in slowing progression of juvenile-onset myopia, study shows

New contact lens therapy effective in slowing progression of juvenile-onset myopia, study shows

FDA approval of VisuMax Femtosecond Laser expands surgical treatment options for myopia

FDA approval of VisuMax Femtosecond Laser expands surgical treatment options for myopia

Lens doesn't compensate for astigmatic defocus of the eye, study reveals

Lens doesn't compensate for astigmatic defocus of the eye, study reveals

Study estimates real-world prevalence of myopic choroidal neovascularization in the U.S.

Study estimates real-world prevalence of myopic choroidal neovascularization in the U.S.

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

Comprehensive dilated eye exams may provide clear view of eye health

Comprehensive dilated eye exams may provide clear view of eye health

New technologies go far beyond traditional use of contact lenses for vision correction

New technologies go far beyond traditional use of contact lenses for vision correction

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Wearing glasses could significantly improve reading speed for children with severe astigmatism

Wearing glasses could significantly improve reading speed for children with severe astigmatism

New clinical study reveals previously unknown risk factors linked to keratoconus

New clinical study reveals previously unknown risk factors linked to keratoconus

Presence of myopia significantly affects muscles used in focusing lens of the eye

Presence of myopia significantly affects muscles used in focusing lens of the eye

Saint Louis University ophthalmologist offers tips to manage night vision issues

Saint Louis University ophthalmologist offers tips to manage night vision issues

Spending more time outdoors may prevent short-sightedness in children

Spending more time outdoors may prevent short-sightedness in children

Study identifies single test that can predict onset of myopia in children

Study identifies single test that can predict onset of myopia in children