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High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017

A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans.

Positive correlations were found with age, education and marital status.

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

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2017
Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA
The first personal computers hit the market in the early 1980s and have become an inescapable part of modern life – inescapable that is, until they have been…
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Preschool children with visual impairment expected to increase 26% by 2060

May 9, 2017
Based on large-scale population data, Hispanic white children accounted for the highest number of visually impaired cases, and this group will remain the most affected…

New report released on health risks of UV

May 8, 2017
The Vision Council has released a report about the health risks associated with exposure to the sun’s UV rays. The report, called “‘UV’ Gotta…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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In the Journals

High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age…

Commentary

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

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2017
Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA
The first personal computers hit the market in the early 1980s and have become an inescapable part of modern life – inescapable that is, until…

In the Journals

Preschool children with visual impairment expected to increase 26% by 2060

May 9, 2017
Based on large-scale population data, Hispanic white children accounted for the highest number of visually impaired cases, and this group will remain…

New report released on health risks of UV

May 8, 2017
The Vision Council has released a report about the health risks associated with exposure to the sun’s UV rays. The report, called…

Contact lens research proposals being accepted

May 5, 2017
CooperVision is seeking proposals for its Science & Technology Awards Program. In its fifth year, the program is seeking research proposals on…

In the Journals

Study found no link between eyesight, marijuana use

May 4, 2017
A study conducted on a large population sample found no correlation between self-reported quality of eyesight and use of marijuana. Illegal…

PupilBox launches Kickstarter

April 28, 2017
PupilBox, a start-up company, announced a $25,000 Kickstarter campaign to bring to market its “visual lifestyle system” to provide…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Contrast sensitivity helps gauge visual function in glaucoma

April 27, 2017
Contrast sensitivity testing can be performed quickly, is less demanding than visual field perimetry and can be easily incorporated into a busy…

RightEye launches test to identify reading disorders

April 27, 2017
RightEye LLC announced the launch of the RightEye Reading Test, a tool for educators, optometrists and specialists to noninvasively identify reading…

Essilor increases revenue in 2017

April 26, 2017
Essilor International increased its first quarter revenue by 10%, according to a press release from the company. Like-for-like sales growth was up…

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