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Cambridge Anti-Myopia Trial: Accommodation Training and Aberration Control in Myopia Development

2014-08-27 03:45:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

We have identified focussing problems related to myopia getting worse. Our trial uses optical and orthoptic interventions that correct the focussing problems to see if this retards myopia progression.

Description

Myopia is a burgeoning health and social problem. Currently there is no acceptable clinical treatment that prevents progression. This study is a double masked placebo controlled block randomized clinical trial of two interventions, to treat accommodative factors we have identified as being significantly correlated to myopia progression (rather than to the presence of myopia). We have shown that the interventions normalise the accommodative factors, and this trial examines the effect of these interventions on myopia progression.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Myopia

Intervention

Aberration controlled contact lens, Vision training

Location

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom
CB1 1PT

Status

Completed

Source

Anglia Ruskin University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:04-0400

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