Review: Myopia May Afford Protection Against Diabetic Retinopathy.

Medscape (9/22, Brice) reported, “A review sifting through 52 years of published research has strengthened the belief that myopia’s structural effect on the ocular anatomy affords protection against diabetic retinopathy (DR).” After examining medical literature for the past five decades, researchers “uncovered enough … Continue reading

Length Of Time Outdoors Linked To Kids’ Lower Nearsightedness Risk

The longer children and adolescents spend outdoors the lower their risk is of developing myopia (nearsightedness), researchers from the University of Cambridge, England reported at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. The study was … Continue reading