The prevalence of myopia in the world is growing at high rates. Scientists are researching the reasons and treatment methods all over the world. Find here a list of recent relevant studies concerning myopia management.
Scleral lenses are specialized contact lenses that are often prescribed for patients with keratoconus or extremely sensitive eyes. After a short training and practice in caring for your scleral lenses, you’ll find it easy!
Young patients with rapidly deteriorating keratoconus should consider corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL). This minimally invasive procedure halts keratoconus progression and can stabilize vision. Read on to learn more about CXL and the role of your optometrist in the treatment.
Eyeglasses and standard contact lenses help children and teens with myopia (nearsightedness) see better, but do nothing to slow myopia’s progression. In contrast, orthokeratology (ortho-k) slows down myopia using custom-fitted gas-permeable contact lenses designed to be worn overnight.