PRESS RELEASE: MyopiaCare Welcomes New Members – Leading International Experts Join the Team

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We are proud to announce and welcome onboard the following new team members. “I am very excited to have such talent on the MyopiaCare© team to take the next step”, said Pascal Blaser. “We shall continue our mission to educate specialists and parents and hope to … Read More

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

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

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

Interview with 2 students from the MyFUN project

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By Pascal Blaser In February 2018, I was invited to Tübingen (Germany) to visit the University, the ZEISS Vision Science Lab and the project MyFun. MyFun is an EU-funded project on myopia research and different universities in Europe have been involved for several years. During a cosy … Read More

Three years experience of myopia control with contact lenses in Berne

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Background Since 2000 the global prevalence of myopia is raising [1]. Today, myopia and associated conditions are considered to belong to the six leading causes of vison loss worldwide [2]. Atropine, pirenzepine and specialty contact lenses are recommended today to delay myopia progression [3]. Contact lenses … Read More

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