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Eye & Contact Lens Symposium on Myopia Epidemic and Myopia Progression

Get up to date on this growing trend and learn what you can do.

 

Saturday, May 2, 2015 • 4-6 PM
Warwick Denver Hotel
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Since 1971, the prevalence of myopia has increased 66% in the USA. Myopia affects 1 in 3 in America and 1 in 2 in some Asian countries. Myopia affects a quarter of the world’s population. By 2020, it’s estimated that 2.5 billion people will have myopia.

 

Topics:

  • Myopia Epidemic
  • Myopia Control
  • Overview of Orthokeratology
  • Safety of Orthokeratology
  • ..and more

Confirmed Presenters:

  • Karla Zadnik, OD
  • Jeffrey Walline, OD
  • Maria Liu, OD
  • Bruce Koffler, MD
  • Additional presenters
  • to be confirmed

Contacts better than permanent lenses for babies after cataract surgery

 

 

 

National Eye Institute

http://www.nei.nih.gov

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Contacts better than permanent lenses for babies after cataract surgery

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