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Myopia is experiencing an epidemic rise across the world, most dramatically among younger people (college educated and high school graduates) in East and South Asia where the prevalence has reached almost 100 percent in some demographics.
It is difficult to take it all in, let alone summarize the information gained by attending an Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual scientific meeting.
The use of hand-held digital devices for gaming and social media has shown a marked increase in the past two years.1,2
Optometrists are strivers.
While lecturing at SeaVision earlier this year, I found myself sitting in a dining room enjoying the view of the Mediterranean.
Accidents are bound to happen in all populations, especially with active children. Active listening, case history, and clinical findings differentiate between accident and abuse.
The development and treatment of refractive errors in children have been the subject of debate over many decades.