09.27.19

Strategies for Slowing Myopia Progression in Kids Differ Widely Between Ophthalmologists

Source: Reuters

The strategies for slowing myopia progression differ widely among pediatric ophthalmologists around the world and include both effective and ineffective approaches, according to an online survey, as reported by Reuters.

Dr. Eedy Mezer from Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, in Haifa, Israel, and colleagues compared practice patterns used by pediatric ophthalmologists to counter the progression of myopia using an online survey of 794 pediatric ophthalmologists worldwide, including 455 who employed such treatments.

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