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Myopia Research Highlights from the ARVO Meeting

May 5, 2022

DENVER – A gold mine for cutting-edge myopia research, the 2022 ARVO Meeting, held here May 1-4, 2022, featured more than 40 posters and papers on various aspects of myopia.

Here are 16 of the most noteworthy myopia-related posters and papers to link to for the results:

  1. Axial shortening in myopic children after repeated low-level red-light therapy: evidence from a real-world study and a randomized controlled trial 
  2. Comparing distance-center and near-center multifocal soft contact lenses for myopia control 
  3. Compounding of low-concentration atropine for myopia control 
  4. Effect of high-dose atropine for progressive myopia is age-dependent 
  5. Influence of age and race on axial elongation in myopic children 
  6. Prior myopia control effects retained upon cessation of dual-focus soft contact lens wear 
  7. Pupil size and myopia progression in the Bifocal Lenses In Nearsighted Kids (BLINK) Study 
  8. Pupillary diameter and accommodative amplitude with atropine alone and combined with caffeine – Results from a prospective, longitudinal clinical trial – Part II 
  9. Ratio of refractive error change to axial elongation in young myopes 
  10. Effect of low-dose atropine on binocular vision in children aged 6 to 17 years 
  11. Relationship between dry eye and myopia in children 
  12. The role of myopia in 2020 uncorrected global visual impairment 
  13. Two-year effectiveness of a novel myopia management spectacle lens with full-time wearers 
  14. The myopia management opportunity in the United States using the 2020 Census 
  15. Progression of myopia with novel myopia control spectacle lenses 
  16. Effect of blue-light filtering lens on refractive change in schoolchildren – a randomized controlled study

For more from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the annual meeting will be available virtually here, May 11-12, 2022.

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