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Myopia Control: Every Dioptre Matters

The most important impact of myopia, in terms of public health relates to the associated risk of potentially blinding ocular pathologies. Myopic maculopathy, a condition associated with significant risks of visual loss...

Ocuco Thought Leadership blog by James Loughman, 06/02/2020

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Defining Pre-Myopia: a new term for an age-old condition

Over two millennia ago, Aristotle (350BC) first coined the term myopia. He was likely describing the “closed eye” appearance of those squinting as a means to overcome their characteristically impaired distance vision...

Ocuco Thought Leadership blog by James Loughman, 20/11/2019

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Big Data Part 2

Eyecare practitioners gather vast amounts of patient data during consultations. This data represents a significant untapped resource which can be used to answer both research questions and to allow individual practitioners to provide better outcomes for their patients...

Ocuco Thought Leadership blog by James Loughman, 01/10/2019

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Big data and its role in eyecare

Big Data refers to extremely large data sets that can be analysed to reveal patterns, trends, and associations unavailable to traditional research methods. Big Data analytics has already started to create a huge difference in the healthcare sector ...

Ocuco Thought Leadership blog by James Loughman, 28/08/2019

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Smartphone addiction and myopia

Smartphones, tablets and computers are widely used at a very early age in both home and school environments. Professor James Loughman investigates the implications of device usage for the eye health of children....

Ocuco Thought Leadership blog by James Loughman, 02/05/2019

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