Myopia control is not my preferred terminology because it is not a comprehensive term.
Myopia progression is irreversible, so when this treatment window closes, the higher risk of vision loss remains for life.
It is your Reptilian Brain that holds you back.
Together, we know more and can accomplish more.
These recommendations did not receive the media attention they deserved.
Myopia is not just a ‘vision anomaly’ that is simply treated with glasses.
This is an exciting time for myopia management.
MiSight® 1 day’s FDA approval is an important step forward in stopping the myopia epidemic facing American children.
Results of a recent study on combining orthokeratology and topical atropine 0.01%.
Even parents of myopic kids lack the basic knowledge that myopia exists.
When I speak with eye care professionals I am surprised by how much snake oil exists.
Tens of millions of myopic children around the world need our help.
Jobson Optical Research, sponsored by Essilor, polled more than 300 optometrists in the U.S.
Does planning extra time outdoors during the school day help?
Myopia develops at different rates in different children.
Myopia was once considered a simple refractive error with few, if any, long-term eye health consequences.
By Dwight Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO Chief Medical Editor, Review of Myopia Management During May 2019, Jobson Optical Research, sponsored by Essilor,...
What are they and how do they work?
A recent meta-analysis looked at the effects of increased outdoor time.
While we have much to learn about myopia management in children and teenagers, we already know so much.
Congratulations to all who created the International Myopia Institute (IMI) Myopia White Papers.
The exact role of genetic versus environmental components remains far from settled.
Many do not understand the significance of myopia to potential ocular health issues.
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Research has uncovered some characteristics of people at greater risk.
At a minimum, we can estimate that $16 billion goes toward standard exam and refractive error corrections each year.