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What’s Up With Myopia

1. What are two genes that are associated with myopia?
2. The Brien Holden Institute predicts that what percentage of the population will be myopic by 2050?
3. In one study in China and Australia, spectacle lenses designed to control myopia slowed myopia progression by what percent?
4. What is collagen?
5. What is the ability of the brain to change to adapt to external stimuli?
6. High myopia is the most common cause of
7. The dioptric power needed to focus on an object at a particular distance is
8. One condition associated with myopia is
9. Gabor patches are used to
10. When peripheral images focus behind the retina it is called
11. The crystalline lens normally thins and flattens with growth. When the lens stops changing in proportion to eyeball growth it is called
12. In corneal refractive therapy (CRT)
13. Natural production of dopamine may slow eyeball growth. What stimulates the body's production of dopamine?
14. Studies of drug therapies to control myopia are proceeding with caution because
15. The myopia treatment in which a flap is cut in the cornea and a laser reshapes the cornea is
16. A hormone that causes increased scleral growth is
17. In refractive lens exchange
18. The process through which eye growth is naturally controlled to maintain normal vision is
19. Which procedure uses a laser to reshape the cornea without cutting a flap?
20. What can be inserted into the stroma to correct low to moderate myopia with less than a diopter of astigmatism?
Evaluation Questions
21. In questions 21-23 please rate the effectiveness of how well each course met the stated learning objectives: Met the stated learning objectives?
22. Avoided commercial bias/influence?
23. How would you rate the overall quality of the material presented?
24. How were you directed to this course?
25. Please describe the office in which you work.