Archive for September 2020
Myopia and Children: How to Slow an Epidemic
As a pediatric ophthalmologist, I see and treat children every day. From serious injuries that require surgery to more common…Read More
Take it outside: A case for outdoor classrooms to address COVID-19 and the myopia epidemic
I was honored recently to share my opinion on virtual learning and eye health with Education Dive, a leading news…Read More
New Study Confirms the Effectiveness of Special Contact Lenses for Pediatric Myopia Management
A recent NIH-funded study shows that the use of multifocal contact lenses in myopic children can significantly slow down myopia…Read More
The Myopia Epidemic – What it is, Why it Matters, and What Moms (and Dads, and Kids and Doctors) Can Do About it
Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA The Myopia Epidemic Myopia is an eye disease with the symptom of blurred distance vision.…Read More
It’s time to treat Myopia
Please read our summary of the recent mention of Treehouse Eyes in The Wall Street Journal. In ten years,…Read More
Can Myopia be Cured?
As an eye doctor specializing in treating myopia in children, I am excited that so many parents are becoming better…Read More
Is Myopia a Disease?
The World Health Organization (WHO) projects that 50% of the world’s population will have myopia by 2050, a staggering figure.…Read More