Ortho-K, Multifocal Contacts Offer Similar Progression Halting Effects

Retrospective analysis found no difference in the annualized axial length growth with these types of myopia control options.

Atropine Reduces Axial Length Progression in Genetic Carriers of Myopia

Study shows this in children with or without a known monogenetic cause, as well as mice.

Choroidal Thinning Plays Role in Myopic Maculopathy

As well as with a progressive peripapillary atrophy area expansion, these factors could be used to predict the condition and its subtypes.

Glycemic Control May Mitigate Myopia

Low adiponectin and high HbA1c levels displayed an increased risk, suggesting consistent management could lessen this development. Researchers theorize a role for choroidal thickening in diabetes as the mechanism.

Study Explores Role of Posterior Staphyloma in Myopic Maculopathy

Axial length was the biggest risk factor for development, followed by age.

Children Most Vulnerable to Environmental Myopia Catalysts at Ages Six to Eight

The conclusion comes from a study showing that prevalence returned to pre-pandemic levels after lockdown, though methodological issues may have influenced results.

Myopic Corrective Lenses, Low-Dose Atropine Combo Most Effective

With compliant European children, the two slowed axial elongation.

Red Light Therapy May Induce Some Axial Length Shortening

Nearly a quarter of children had at least a 0.05mm reduction following this treatment.

Three Atropine Formulations Now Available

A range of concentrations gives optometrists greater choice in prescribing or in-office use.

0.05% Atropine Linked to Low Incidence of Myopia in Children

This concentration of eyedrops, but not 0.01%, resulted in a significantly lower occurrence of the condition at two years in those ages four to nine in a recent study.

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