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Mild vision impairment found in highly myopic, healthy eyes

May 4, 2016

SEATTLE – Researchers found mild visual impairment in a significant percentage of patients with high myopia but no ocular pathology.

Monica Jong, PhD, BOptom, and colleagues reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that they evaluated 646 subjects with high myopia but no pathology who were part of the Zhongsham Ophthalmic Centre-Brien Holden Vision Institute high myopia study in Guangzhou, China. Patients were between 7 and 63 years old with myopia of 6 D or worse in both eyes.

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CooperVision studies myopia control using daily disposables in children

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – “With every diopter of increase in myopia, you have an increased risk of ocular pathology,” according to Arthur Back, BOptom, PhD
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Compliance with contact lens care does not match awareness

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – A survey of contact lens wearers showed that the majority said they receive information on contact lens care from their doctors; however, compliance is…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – virtual reality

May 3, 2016
In continuing the discussion on how the conversation around blue light is evolving, it is important to consider future technologies and how they may impact care of our…
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VIDEO: Digital device use affects vision in all patients, regardless of age

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Mild vision impairment found in highly myopic, healthy eyes

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RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a…
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Mild vision impairment found in highly myopic, healthy eyes

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers found mild visual impairment in a significant percentage of patients with high myopia but no ocular pathology. Monica

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CooperVision studies myopia control using daily disposables in children

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – “With every diopter of increase in myopia, you have an increased risk of ocular pathology,” according to Arthur Back

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Compliance with contact lens care does not match awareness

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – A survey of contact lens wearers showed that the majority said they receive information on contact lens care from their doctors;…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – virtual reality

May 3, 2016
In continuing the discussion on how the conversation around blue light is evolving, it is important to consider future technologies and how they may…

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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological advances, such as remote…

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New Essilor products protect against harmful effects of digital devices

April 28, 2016
NEW YORK – Essilor introduced Smart Blue Filter, designed to reduce exposure to harmful blue light, and Eyezen+ lenses, which are embedded with…

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CooperVision launches delivery service for 1-day contacts

April 27, 2016
NEW YORK – EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, announced here at Vision Expo East the expansion of its LensFerry service to offer…

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Industry expert: Online refraction will lead to remote eye exams

April 26, 2016
NEW YORK – New technology is being used to explore ways to provide eye care outside the traditional means, Ed De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM, said…

NAD recommends B+L discontinue certain claims for Ultra lenses

April 25, 2016
The National Advertising Division determined that Bausch + Lomb can support advertising claims that indicate the presence of polyvinylpyrrolidone…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – sleep disruption

April 22, 2016
My last two blogs addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, and I covered supplements, lenses, lighting…

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