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A rapid progression of high myopia in patients who are already receiving treatment can be an early indication of poor control.
While this wasn't directly tested in this study, it's possible that our diets -- which are deficient in a number of minerals and vitamins -- play a role, and it may be something as easy as taking a supplement with copper that helps thwart the development of myopia.
Nearsightedness, or myopia, begins in childhood and often progresses with age.
This study is of special relevance taking into account that the prevalence of myopia has increased substantially over recent decades and now is approaching 10-25% and 60-80% in industrialized societies of the West and East, respectively", commented Dr.
The databook offers preliminary coverage of myopia clinical trials by their phase, trial status, and prominence of the sponsors; and also provides briefing pertaining to the number of trials for the key drugs for treating myopia.
There was a marked increase in myopia prevalence, from 17.
The multi-year license states that Contamac can market and distribute customized contact lenses for myopia control based on background intellectual property from the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI), as detailed in the release.
About Euclid Systems Corporation: Euclid Systems Corporation, with headquarters and manufacturing in Herndon, Virginia, and with offices in Shanghai and Beijing China, is a leading manufacturer of Orthokeratology lens products for myopia control.
Between 10 percent and 20 percent of sufferers are said to have 'high' myopia, which can lead to loss of vision and even blindness.
In the other new study, a team at the New England College of Optometry in Boston also arrived at a rough figure of 20 percent for myopia in children, regardless of nursery lighting.
In addition to coping with poor distance vision, children with severe myopia are more prone to visual impairment and blindness later in life.
Myopia is the prominent feature on Day 1 with an education stream devoted to the subject.