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Are there any proven ways to slow myopic progression in children and college students?

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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

There is not yet enough convincing evidence to support intervention to slow down the progression of myopia (near-sightedness).

In brief: Not really

There is not yet enough convincing evidence to support intervention to slow down the progression of myopia (near-sightedness).
Dr. Christopher Hood
Dr. Christopher Hood
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Slightly

A big article came out last year which proved a slight slowing of progression in those who took Atropine drops.
But the drops have side-effects, and i doubt it's worth it. But yes- there definitely was a slight slowing.

In brief: Slightly

A big article came out last year which proved a slight slowing of progression in those who took Atropine drops.
But the drops have side-effects, and i doubt it's worth it. But yes- there definitely was a slight slowing.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. John Jarstad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes Atropine drops

Atropine eyedrops have a proven record of reducing the progression of myopia.
See an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Yes Atropine drops

Atropine eyedrops have a proven record of reducing the progression of myopia.
See an ophthalmologist.
Dr. John Jarstad
Dr. John Jarstad
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