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Researcher: Questions remain regarding optimizing myopia prevention strategies

February 12, 2016

A number of options for slowing myopia progression exist, but questions remain: when to discontinue treatment and how best to optimize the treatment and in what type of patients.

Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, said in Eye & Contact Lens that strategies include undercorrection of myopic refractive error, gas-permeable contact lenses, bifocal or multifocal spectacles, orthokeratology, soft bifocal contact lenses and antimuscarinic agents.

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…
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AGTC reports $12.2 million in quarterly revenue

February 12, 2016
AGTC reported $12.2 million in revenue in its second fiscal quarter compared with $652,000 in the same period of 2014, according to a press release. The increase was…
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Glaukos establishes direct sales organization, launches iStent inject in Australia

February 12, 2016
Glaukos has established a direct sales organization and launched the iStent inject trabecular micro-bypass stent in Australia, according to a press release. The iStent…

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
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Children with uncorrected hyperopia have deficits in early literacy

February 8, 2016
Researchers found that preschool or kindergarten children with uncorrected hyperopia associated with reduced binocular…
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CooperVision announces limited release of new toric contact lens

February 8, 2016
CooperVision announced its limited introduction of Biofinity XR toric contact lenses in a company press release.The…
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ADHD prevalence greatest in children with uncorrected vision problems

February 11, 2016
Researchers found that children in a large national sample who had vision problems were more likely to have a current…
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