Results from a five-year clinical trial show that drops of low-dose atropine significantly slowed the progression of nearsightedness
in children with fewer side effects than higher dosages.
Washington, July 22 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness
, or myopia.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers found strong evidence that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness
, or myopia.
The International Academy of Orthokeratology (IAO) is a worldwide organization of orthokeratologists who provide a non-surgical alternative for the correction of nearsightedness
, astigmatism, hyperopia and presbyopia.
It looks like nearsightedness
is on the rise in the United States.
musician had already been thinking about getting LASIK to correct nearsightedness
and astigmatism when, nine months ago, the retina in his right eye detached.
Eye doctors once thought that nearsightedness
was always passed on through genes (units of hereditary material).
A new plastic lens that is permanently implanted into the eye to correct nearsightedness
has been approved for use by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
McDonald, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) and director of the Refractive Surgery Center of the South (New Orleans, LA), was the first to use the excimer laser to correct nearsightedness
and farsightedness in human eyes.
He uses surgical eye lasers, or excimer lasers, to treat nearsightedness
Automated lamellar keratoplasty also reshapes the cornea using a microsurgical instrument to remove a minuscule layer covering the cornea, thus flattening it to correct virtually any degree of nearsightedness
They found a clear correlation between nearsightedness
, IQ and years of schooling.