Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people

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Written by Prof. Langis Michaud OD, MSC, FAAO (Dipl), FSLS, FBCLA Dr. Michaud is a full professor and chief of the contact lens department at École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal. He is also a consultant or advisor to Blanchard and has received educational funding from Allergan; … Read More

Freizeit, Spiele und die Myopie

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Artikel von GERO MAYER in seinem Blog auf (September 2018) Vorwort von Pasal Blaser Das Sehen in der Nähe. Ob Lesen, schreiben, spielen auf einem Tablet, im Nachhilfeunterricht, erlernen eines Musikinstruments oder Computerspiele, diese Nahtätigkeiten erhöhen die Anforderungen an die Augen. Zu viel davon kann zu … Read More

Is the iPad making your child’s eyes worse?

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Article from Philip Cheng, B.Optom (Melb) Ocular Therapeutics (Australia) With friendly permission from Philip Cheng   “We’ll take his iPad away”, says his father after learning how much worse his son’s eyes have worsened in one year. The iPad. We all have one. Many children use … Read More

Will ‘Digital vision’ mean a blurry future?

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First publication from M. Cavanagh, Will ‘Digital vision’ mean a blurry future?, Points de Vue, International Review of Ophthalmic Optics, N72, Autumn 2015 Research points to the growing use of digital devices. In parallel, myopia is at epidemic levels in countries around the globe. Taking the … Read More

Effect of Atropine Eye Drops on Choroidal Thinning Induced by Hyperopic Retinal Defocus

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Clinical Study Samuel T.-H. Chiang1,2,3 and John R. Phillips1,2 1School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand2Department of Optometry, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan3Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Correspondence should be addressed to John R. Phillips Received 27 April 2017; Revised 5 September … Read More

Why your kids might be able to see better if they play outdoors more often

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There are many health benefits to kids playing outdoors, not the least of which is preventing myopia. wavebreakmedia/ Karla Zadnik, The Ohio State University and Don Mutti, The Ohio State University The ready availability of technology may make the children of today faster at configuring a … Read More

Axial Length in Orthokeratology Patients: Large Case Series

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Research article from Michael J Lipson*, Jordan K Harris, Henry D Lather, Leslie M Niziol and David C Musch With friendly permission from Michael J Lipson Citation: Lipson MJ, Harris JK, Lather HD, Niziol LM, Musch DC (2016) Axial Length in Orthokeratology Patients: Large Case Series. … Read More

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