TITLE

No difference in myopia progression found in young contact lens wearers, spectacle wearers

AUTHOR(S)
Bechtel, Bryan; Boyle, Erin L.; Hasson, Matt; Nale, Pat
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the difference in axial length corneal curvature or myopia between children wearing soft contact lenses and children wearing spectacles. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of "Investigations in Ophthalmology and Visual Science." The researchers found that there was no difference in myopia progression in young contact lens wearers and spectacle wearers.
ACCESSION #
35896048

 

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