Meeting News

‘Staggering’ differences exist in public health approaches to myopia control

November 9, 2018
SAN ANTONIO –CooperVision is working with government and regulatory bodies in the U.S. and abroad to improve public health approaches and…

Seva Foundation sends delegates worldwide for World Sight Day

November 1, 2018
Seva Foundation sent delegates to Nepal, India and Guatemala to coincide with World Sight Day on Oct. 11 to improve global eye health and prevent and…

Optometrist, TAYE initiative increase awareness of vision health

November 1, 2018
In conjunction with Think About Your Eyes, a national public awareness initiative, Justin Bazan, OD, is bringing attention to the importance of…

WCO supports Children’s Vision Campaign

October 30, 2018
The World Council of Optometry called for governments to redouble the commitment to eye care and increase eye health services accessibility for all…

Meeting News

Surgeon advocates early referral for pediatric cross-linking

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Corneal cross-linking should be considered in pediatric patients at diagnosis of clinically identifiable keratoconus, a speaker here…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Latanoprost shows long-term safety in pediatric patients

October 30, 2018
Latanoprost showed an acceptable safety profile in a cohort of children with glaucoma and elevated IOP. It was generally better tolerated and had…

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Low-dose atropine effective in slowing myopia progression

October 29, 2018
CHICAGO — Low doses of atropine are the most effective in slowing myopia progression, according to a speaker here. Multiple studies comparing…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Researchers find early predictors of long-term outcomes in childhood glaucoma

October 29, 2018
Early findings can predict long-term IOP control and visual acuity outcomes in primary and secondary childhood glaucoma and provide the data for a…

Essilor shows myopia trailer in movie theatres

October 17, 2018
Essilor of America is showing an educational trailer in 1,800 movie theatres around the U.S. in October in an effort to raise awareness and promote…

Results with photoscreener shown comparable to comprehensive exam

Primary Care Optometry News, October 2018
Donny W. Suh, MD
In Omaha, as with many other cities across the country, we continue to have a significant number of school-age children who are not receiving any…

Major ophthalmic companies launch campaigns for World Sight Day

October 11, 2018
Johnson & Johnson Vision, ABB Optical Group and Essilor of America are three of the companies participating in World Sight Day, a day dedicated…

Optometry Giving Sight organizes World Sight Day Challenge

October 10, 2018
Optometry Giving Sight has helped organize a global campaign that brings together leading optical companies to raise money and awareness through the…

Meeting News

Rates of chlamydial conjunctivitis drop after CDC screening recommendations

October 5, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — In 1993, the CDC recommended routinely screening all pregnant women for Chlamydia trachomatis, or CT, which has significantly…

Our Children’s Vision ahead of schedule in providing eye care services

October 4, 2018
Our Children’s Vision, a global campaign to provide eye care to children, has reached 27 million children worldwide in just 2 years and is now…

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VIDEO: RightEye’s EyeQ Trainer in beta testing

October 3, 2018
LAS VEGAS – RightEye President Barbara Barclay said here at Vision Expo West that users are currently beta testing the second

Objective Acuity’s vision test shows promising study results

September 25, 2018
A trial conducted at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis showed a strong correlation between threshold visual acuity scores measured by…

BLOG: Autism and visual dysfunction

September 21, 2018
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, one in every 45 children is now diagnosed with autism, compared to about one in 500 20 years…

MiSight contact lenses slow myopia progression in children

September 19, 2018
CooperVision’s 4-year study results are promising for the company’s dual-focus myopia control 1-day soft contact lens in reducing the…

Think About Your Eyes summer campaign boosts site traffic

September 19, 2018
Think About Your Eyes announced that its summer campaign amassed 130 million media impressions. The TAYE website has seen a 200% increase in traffic…

In the Journals

Risk score may help identify schoolchildren at high risk for myopia

September 17, 2018
A newly developed risk score that combines environmental and ocular factors may help identify schoolchildren who are at high risk for myopia. A…