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

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/www.shutterstock.com 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

Children need more violet light – here’s why

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by Nicola Logan, Aston Universitythe article was originally published on The ConversationShort-sightedness is a global public health problem. Most people think of myopia (the medical term for short-sightedness) as an inconvenience because the blurred vision it causes is easily corrected with glasses or contact lenses. The problem … Read More

The biggest opportunity in Eyecare 2017

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MyopiaCare the ‘myopia predictive tool’ and patient referral to your clinic.Most Western Countries are witnessing 50% of the children being Myopic by the time they leave school.To access this opportunity and treat myopia as a health care professional, you need to demonstrate that these children are … Read More

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