Weiterbildung: “Myopie Management bei Kindern und Jugendlichen”

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Immer wieder hör ich von Kollegen, dass sie ja gerne auf diese und jene Konferenz, zum Fortbildungsabend oder zum Seminar gekommen wären. Aber das hat halt zeitlich nicht geklappt, sie wurden im Geschäft gebraucht oder der Chef hätte das Seminar nur zum Teil oder gar nicht … 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

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

Contact lenses worthwhile option for preteens, children

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This Article was original published at www.aoa.org Date of first publication : 07/2017 Age 16 stands out among life’s milestones: drivers’ licenses, first jobs-and contact lenses? It’s not unusual for parents, or even doctors, to set this age limit, yet research shows that contact lenses are a … Read More

Consequences of myopia and why optometrists must lead in the fight

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An article review by Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLAOriginal article was published under the title “Looming myopia problem: an ophthalmologist’s perspective” at www.optometry.org.au June 23, 2017. This is a well-written article by an Australian retinal surgeon dealing with the real consequences of an increasingly myopic world. Dr. … Read More

Misight presented at BCLA 2017

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Three-Year Study Indicates Pioneering Contact Lens Therapy Effective in Slowing Myopia Progression in Children by 59%CooperVision reported three-year data from its Clinical Evaluation of a Dual-Focus Myopia Control 1-Day Soft Contact Lens Study during the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Clinical Conference and Exhibition in Liverpool … Read More

Myopia, dry eye, macular degeneration are linked to digital device use

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By Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLAFirst published at “Primary Care Optometry News” May 2017, with his kind permissionIn this commentary, myopia expert Dr. Thomas Aller, proposes that there are important parallels between myopia, dry eye and macular degeneration. Each condition is progressive, degenerative, irreversible and share … Read More

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