From reading books to increased smart device screen time

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Originally published at British Journal of Opthalmology, Volume 102 Issue 1 With kind permission from the Author Dr. Mohamed Dirani, founder of Plano – the World’s 1st App Designed to Better Manage Device Use and Myopia in Children. Dirani M, Crowston JG, Wong TY. Br J … Read More

Nötiges Fachwissen oder Spezialisierung?

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Erstpublikation in der DOZ 06 | 2019, mit freundlicher Genehmigung vom Autor, Herrn Ingo Rütten Sollte ein Augenoptiker heute eine Myopie-Kontrolle anbieten? Hat er die Möglichkeiten dazu, und lässt sich damit Geld verdienen? Die DOZ hat sich umgehört. In den vergangenen Jahren hat sich durch den … Read More

Sind optometrische Eingangstests hilfreich für das Myopie- Management?

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First publication in the professional magazine “die Kontaktlinse” from Germany. With friendly permission of the author Abstract The article shows influencing factors and risks of myopia progression, that should be questioned and documented at the initial meeting. Results of bifocal and multifocal studies describe how accommodation, … Read More

IMI – Clinical Management Guidelines Supplementary Digital Content

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The landmark International Myopia Institute (IMI) White paper reports (see below) were published on 28 February 2019. Unfortunately, the Supplementary Digital Content had not been published at the IOVS journal. International Myopia Institute (IMI) White paper reports (all OPEN ACCESS) Editorial IMI – Myopia Control Reports Overview … Read More

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

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