The progression of myopia from its onset at age 8-12 to adulthood and the influence of heredity and external factors on myopic progression. A 23-year follow-up study.

@article{Prssinen2014ThePO,
  title={The progression of myopia from its onset at age 8-12 to adulthood and the influence of heredity and external factors on myopic progression. A 23-year follow-up study.},
  author={Olavi P{\"a}rssinen and Markku A Kauppinen and Anne Viljanen},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={730-9}
}
PURPOSE To examine myopic progression and factors connected with myopic progression. METHODS Myopic schoolchildren, with no previous spectacles, 119 boys and 121 girls, were recruited during 1983-1984 to a randomized 3-year clinical trial of bifocal treatment of myopia with a subsequent 20-year follow-up. Participants' mean age at Baseline was 10.9, ranging from 8.7 to 12.8 years. An ophthalmological examination was carried out annually for 3 years and twice thereafter at ca. 10-year… CONTINUE READING

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