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Epidemiology: Pediatric myopia in Waterloo Region

We know that the prevalence of pediatric myopia is growing worldwide, but until recently did not have any Canadian figures for comparison. CCLR researchers Mike Yang, Doerte Luensmann and Debbie Jones recently completed a cross-sectional myopia prevalence study targeting school children ages six to thirteen, in the first study to measure prevalence in a non-clinical … Continue reading Epidemiology: Pediatric myopia in Waterloo Region


CCLR at the American Academy of Optometry in Anaheim

Our research team presented 14 papers or posters on a wide variety of topics at this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Optometry in Anaheim, California including the results of a pilot study determining the prevalence of myopia in a mid-sized urban region of Canada, the first to measure myopia prevalence in a non-clinical … Continue reading CCLR at the American Academy of Optometry in Anaheim

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