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Nearsightedness

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by Badash M

(Myopia)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Ophthalmology
http://www.aao.org

National Eye Institute
http://www.nei.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Association of Optometrists
http://www.opto.ca

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca

 

References


Durrie DS, Vande Garde TL. LASIK enhancements. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2000; 40:103.


Gimbel HV, Penno EE, et al. Incidence and management of intraoperative and early postoperative complications in 1000 consecutive laser in situ keratomileusis cases. Ophthalmology. 1998;105:1839.


Myopia (nearsightedness). American Optometric Association website. Available at: http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/myopia. Accessed July 11, 2013.


Nearsightedness: Myopia treatment. American Academy of Ophthalmology website. Available at: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/myopia-treatment.cfm. Accessed July 11, 2013.


Shortt AJ, Bunce C, Allan BD. Evidence for superior efficacy and safety of LASIK over photorefractive keratectomy for correction of myopia (Review). Ophthalmology. 2006 Nov;113(11):1897-908.


Yoo SH, Azar DT. Laser in situ keratomileusis for the treatment of myopia. Int Ophthalmol Clin.1999;39:37.

 

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