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In my post Red light therapy for myopia control, I came across the concept of a potential mechanism for myopia control. Scleral hypoxia. Though my knowledge of molecular biology is significantly lacking. I found the results and discussion of these pathways utterly fascinating. I read through two papers: Scleral Mechanisms Underlying Ocular Growth and Myopia […]
Red light therapy seems to be the new thing in regards to fixing everything from pre-mature aging of the skin, meibomian gland disease, and, it turns out, amblyopia. We intend to use a device that emits red light at 650 nm in wavelength based on the fact that it has already been approved and widely […]
I am linking to this mainly because it is not a journal article. This is a news website posting something for non-eye doctors. Thankfully, they got two people who are at the forefront of myopia research, Debbie Jones and Kate Gifford, to write the article. Simply spending more time outside can delay the onset of myopia. Direct […]
A lot of great information from this study in the October 2021 edition of American Journal of Ophthalmology. “We found that for each unit (1 D) increase in myopia, the risk of glaucoma increases by approximately 20%. The risk more steeply increases in high-degree myopia, representing a significant non-linear relationship.” If you look more granularly […]