With a new year just around the corner, everyone’s hoping for that fresh new start. Many plan to change a few habits, usually to give more importance to their health. However, some forget to include keeping their eyes in good health.[Read more…]
Eye doctors, optometrists, corneal reshaping therapy specialists and many eye professionals gather every March for the annual Vision Expo East. This year’s expo was held on March 26 to 29 in New York City and offered highly sought-after talks from leading experts in the field, breakthrough technologies in vision correction and therapy and invaluable seminars detailing the various medical aspects and innovations in the industry.
Years of myopia control, data and research have led to the widespread belief that the condition is largely a result of either aging or genetics, or a combination of the two. While there is plenty of evidence supporting this, several studies have revealed new information that recently uncovered another risk-factor: childhood outdoor physical activity. It’s important to note, however, that this does not in any way dismiss or disprove the other known factors. Rather, it’s additional knowledge to help us in the fight against myopia.