By M. Cristina Leske, Suh-Yuh Wu, Barbara Nemesure, Leslie Hyman (auth.), Luke L.-K. Lin M.D., Ph.D., Yung-Feng Shih M.D., Por T. H

The occurrence of myopia keeps its speedy upward thrust world wide, and even supposing the mechanism has no longer been totally clarified, there was an important elevate in wisdom of the situation in recent times. very important questions about myopia are being posed through researchers throughout a large spectrum of disciplinesfrom psychology to molecular biology, from corneal surgical procedure to retinal body structure, and from genetics to experimental optics. The 7th overseas convention on Myopia, held in Taipei in November 1998, supplied a discussion board for researchers and practitioners to make displays and perform discussions in their most up-to-date findings. Many medical professionals from Asian international locations, the place the occurrence of myopia is especially excessive, suggested the result of their paintings. Myopia Updates II provides the most recent details on epidemiology, threat elements, issues, experimentation, and remedy, and is a worthwhile source for all who're drawn to myopia and ocular growth.

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