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Myopia

...Nearsightedness, or myopia, as it is medically termed, is a vision condition in which close objects are seen clearly, but objects farther away appear blurred. Myopia FAQs Common Myopia Myths How is myopia diagnosed? How is myopia treated? Nearsightedness, or myopia, as it is medically termed, is a visi...
https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/myopia

Myopia Genes Discovered

...Genes, environment may combine to cue myopia development. Insufficient sunlight exposure could play a part in the complicated interplay of environmental and genetic factors that trigger myopia, evidence...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/myopia-genes-discovered

springbreakactivities

...Since getting more sunlight and limiting time on digital devices may reduce the risk of developing myopia, the American Optometric Association is encouraging families to give the these fun activities a try during spring break when children are looking to keep busy during their time away from school or during spring break travel with the family. While some families may be sightseeing on vacations this spring break, everyone should consider activities that also help support sight-saving. ...
https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/myopia/springbreakactivities

Unique retinal cell dysfunction triggers myopia

...International myopia symposium comes to Optometry’s Meeting® 2017. The interplay between indoor lighting and a newly identified retinal ganglion cell might signal the wrong message, triggering myopia-inducing ey...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/unique-retinal-cell-dysfunction-triggers-myopia

Myopia Its in your genes too

...Researchers identify nine new genetic risk factors for myopia. A complex formula of both environmental and genetic mechanisms may work collectively to trigger myopia development, scientists venture, after an...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/myopia-its-in-your-genes-too

Multifocal contact lens effective at treating myopia in kids

...Contact lenses offer benefits beyond vision correction. Multifocal contact lenses for children with myopia can slow the progression of nearsightedness, providing a more effective and efficient treatme...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/multifocal-contact-lens-effective-at-treating-myopia-in-kids

Myopia incidence piques control efforts initiatives

...Nearsightedness could affect half of world’s population by mid-century. It doesn't take a fortune teller to divine that the future is blurry at best; a striking report on global eye and vision health already forewarn...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/myopia-incidence-piques-control-efforts-initiatives

Myopia Controlling the heretofore uncontrollable

...Want to participate in the FDA workshop? Register by Sept. 23. Humans are becoming increasingly shortsighted. That's not a knock against society's growing Now Generation but a statement of fact: Myopia is on...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/myopia-controlling-the-heretofore-uncontrollable

Myopia FAQs

... What is myopia? Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness. In this vision condition, near objects are generally seen clearly, but distant o...
https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/myopia/myopia-faqs

Myopia Rates on the Rise SYVM

... Contact: Yakesha Cooper, ycooper@aoa.org , 703.837.1349 With Childhood Myopia Rates on the Rise, the American Optometric Association Highlights ...
https://www.aoa.org/newsroom/myopia-rates-on-the-rise-syvm