Review of Myopia Management: An Important New Approach to Managing Progressive Myopia

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Two widely prescribed myopia interventions, each effective, with different mechanisms of action. What if they were combined? Would the combination have an additive or synergistic effect? Combining two different treatment methods to slow the progression of myopia may deliver better results than either can achieve on their own. A new, two-year study found the combination of orthokeratology and topical atropine 0.01% was 28 percent to 38 percent more effective in slowing axial elongation in children with progressive myopia. Read More