Myopia control during orthokeratology lens wear in children using a novel study design.

@article{Swarbrick2015MyopiaCD,
  title={Myopia control during orthokeratology lens wear in children using a novel study design.},
  author={Helen Swarbrick and Ahmed AlHarbi and Kathleen Watt and Edward Lum and Pauline Kang},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={620-30}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of overnight orthokeratology (OK) contact lens wear on axial length growth in East Asian children with progressive myopia. DESIGN A prospective, randomized, contralateral-eye crossover study conducted over a 1-year period. PARTICIPANTS We enrolled 26 myopic children (age range, 10.8-17.0 years) of East Asian ethnicity. METHODS Subjects were fitted with overnight OK in 1 eye, chosen at random, and conventional rigid gas-permeable (GP) lenses for daytime… CONTINUE READING

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