MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

The MiYOSMART spectacle lenses have been found to significantly reduce the progression of myopia and axial elongation in children in the UK, as compared to data from untreated myopes. The study looked at the change in spherical equivalent refraction (SER) and axial length (AL) over a period of 12 months in 87 children between the… Continue reading MiYOSMART Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

Risk factors for fast and slow myopia progression in a randomized controlled trial of 0.01% atropine eye drops

ARVO Abstract Number: 812 – C0495 AuthorBlock: Matilda Biba1, Gareth Lingham1, Emmanuel Kobia-Acquah1, Ian Flitcroft1,2, James Loughman1 1Centre for Eye Research Ireland (CERI), Technological University Dublin, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 2Ophthalmology, Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Summary of paper : Myopia, also known as near sightedness, is a condition where a person can see nearby… Continue reading Risk factors for fast and slow myopia progression in a randomized controlled trial of 0.01% atropine eye drops

Atropine Dosage in Australian Population

Atropine Dosage in Australian Population – April 2023 – Myopia Profile Update AbstractTitle: Low-concentration atropine eyedrops for myopia control in a multi-racial cohort of Australian children: A randomised clinical trialAuthors: Samantha Sze-Yee Lee, Gareth Lingham, Magdalena Blaszkowska, Paul G Sanfilippo, Adrian Koay, Maria Franchina, Audrey Chia, James Loughman, Daniel Ian Flitcroft, Christopher J Hammond, Augusto… Continue reading Atropine Dosage in Australian Population

Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses

Did you realise that the prevalence of myopia in 12 year old kids in Australia doubled between 2005 and 2011? Being short sighted carries with it a life long risk of retinal detachment, cataract, glaucoma as well as not seeing clearly at distance. What can be done you ask? Ortho-k contact lenses seem to work… Continue reading Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses

Mark Presents at Australian Vision Convention 2018 – Myopia Control and Orthokeratology

April 7, 2018 :: http://www.optometry.org.au/qld/professional-development-events/australian-vision-convention.aspx  :: Mark presented the latest research on Myopia Control for kids with progressive myopia and the use of orthoK for this.  The incidence of myopia slide highlighted: 1 in 6 of the world’s population is myopic (2018) :: 1/3 of these reside in SE Asia :: Taiwan close to 90%… Continue reading Mark Presents at Australian Vision Convention 2018 – Myopia Control and Orthokeratology

Just 2 hours a day keeps the myopia away!

Just 2 hours a Day Keeps the Myopia Away! By Kylie McNeill – Clinical Optometrist BAppSc(Optom) (Hons) GradCertOcTher FBCLA Recently some leading-edge research was published by local Brisbane optometrist Associate Professor Scott Read – Director of research at QUT’s School of Optometry and Vision Science. It has been found that the more time children spend… Continue reading Just 2 hours a day keeps the myopia away!

Fellow of British Contact Lens Association

Very exciting in the world of complex and specialty contact lenses with Kylie joining Mark in becoming a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association.  She passed her examination viva and case reports at the FBCLA Asia conference in Hong Kong with flying colours!  Preceding this also spent time at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in… Continue reading Fellow of British Contact Lens Association