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Center distance multifocal contacts may slow, halt myopia

November 7, 2017

Read the Perspective from Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA

Practitioners should consider using multifocal contact lens designs that slow the progression of myopia in children, according to researchers.

The retrospective case series included 32 patients between 6 and 19 years old who were at least -0.50 D with current corrections. The subjects were fit with an extended depth of focus (center distance) multifocal soft contact lens, NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day Contact Lenses by Visioneering Technologies Inc.

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Families affected by the Zika virus often experience a mix of emotions, and health care providers must offer appropriate support, David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP,
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Wavefront refractions more effective in Down syndrome

October 30, 2017
CHICAGO – “Wavefront refractions are predicted to improve visual acuity in [those with Down syndrome] and can be used as an additional tool to prescribe…

NEI focuses on time outdoors to prevent, slow myopia

October 26, 2017
A suspicion that near work may play a role in the development of myopia still lingers in the optometric community, but the benefits of time outdoors have been widely…
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EDUCATION FOR THE REFERRING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Diagnosis and Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier is Better

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

This activity for comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometrists reviews the pathology and symptoms of mCNV; makes…
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VIDEO: Analyses show potential cost savings of ROP screening, treatment program

January 26, 2017
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VIDEO: Eye track game helps improve reading

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