15. July 2012 08:13
The latest research findings confirm that it is possible to control myopia in children with the use of special contact lenses or glasses.A group of scientists from the University of Houston and the Ohio State University have been studying the effects... [More]
28. August 2011 14:59
An industry award has been given to the inventor of a novel method of slowing down myopia progression in children.
The Contact Lens and Cornea division of the American Optometric Association decided to honour Earl L. Smith III, the Dean of the Colle... [More]
11. July 2011 12:10
The growing incidence of myopia has accelerated research into the condition. One of the treatments that are the result of this research is orthokeratology (OK).
According to Kevin Lewis, a former president of the College of Optometrists, the recent ... [More]
14. June 2011 14:42
In her latest article in Contact Lenses Today, Loretta B. Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD, MS, FAAO, deals with the problem of aphakia (absence of the lens in the eye) in young children after surgical removal of congenital cataracts.
Dr Szczotka-Flynn was i... [More]
4. June 2011 18:04
A recently conducted study has revealed that fitting children with contact lenses does not increase the risk of complications in comparison with teenagers.
Scientists from the Ohio State University College of Optometry presented the results of their... [More]