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

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

“Just Getting Glasses” – No longer good enough

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By Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLAFirst published at “The Treehouse Eye Blog” February 16, 2017, With kind permission from Dr. Thomas Aller  Myopia, or nearsightedness, is starting earlier in children, progressing more rapidly and reaching higher levels than ever before. Throughout Asia, myopia now affects up to 90% … Read More

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