The incidence of myopia is increasing at an alarming rate. Between 1972 and 2004, myopia diagnosis increased 66 percent. If the current trend continues, the Brien Holden Vision Institute predicts that nearly 50 percent of the world population will be myopic by 2050. Myopia isn't just a visual acuity problem. It has been connected to serious vision conditions such as premature cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment and macular degeneration. Find out more about myopia in this CE course from 20/20 Magazine. Read More.