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Science Articles.

Learn about the latest scientific research and evidence-based innovations that are guiding decision-making for myopia management in clinical practice.

Our compendium of science reviews and summaries cover key papers, new developments and future possibilities in myopia, with a focus on clinical applications. Browse the latest articles or refine to your interest using the search box. Filter by topic, choose topic combinations, and apply the additional filter to limit your search to article types.

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Adult myopia Atropine Axial length Binocular vision Causes of myopia Combination treatment High myopia Mechanisms Myopia control efficacy Ortho-k Pathology and eye health Pre-myopia Soft contact lenses Spectacles Treatment safety Untreated myopia progression Visual performance
Is childhood progression related to final adulthood myopia?This study analysed refractive error changes during childhood and the association with myopia severity in adulthood.Read Full Article Does orthokeratology treatment zone influence myopia control?Using a smaller treatment zone size with orthokeratology lenses appears to increase the myopia control effect over 2yrs.Read Full Article How does orthokeratology lens wear impact the tear film?Orthokeratology lens wear in one eye caused no significant tear film changes compared to a non-lens wearing eye.Read Full Article Myopia control with cylindrical annular refractive element (CARE) spectacle lenses: one year results New lens technology featuring micro-cylinders for myopia control is marked with 1-year clinical data.Read Full Article How does being outdoors benefit myopes?This review confirmed that brightness of light exposure is the key beneficial feature of outdoor time in reducing myopia risk.Read Full Article Myopia prevention is as important as treatmentDelaying myopia onset by one year can provide a similar saving to 2-3 years of myopia control treatment. Read Full Article The Newest Science on the SightGlass Vision DOT lens from ARVO 2023 At the most recent ARVO 2023 meeting, six posters presented the latest research on the SightGlass Vision DOT lenses. Read Full Article How common is digital eye strain in online learning?Boys had longer screen time with less breaks than girls, and headache symptoms can start after only 35 min without a break.Read Full Article Visual fatigue and accommodation in digital device usersSome measures of accommodation were correlated with reported visual fatigue levels in young adult screen users.Read Full Article Six year DIMS spectacle lens study shows continued efficacy and no reboundThe six year results of the Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments (DIMS) study indicate continued efficacy and no rebound effect.Read Full Article Can baseline axial length measurements be predictive of OrthoK efficacy?This study found that baseline axial length data may influence the measured slowing of axial growth with orthokeratology treatment.Read Full Article Does ethnicity influence responses to myopia control treatment?This editorial examined the affect of race on myopic control treatment and found there was little evidence it altered efficacy.Read Full Article

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