Contrast-Reducing Spectacles Could Slow Myopia
The eyes of children wearing the Diffusion Optics Technology (DOT) spectacles for 2 years did not change as much in axial length or spherical equivalent refraction as did the eyes of children wearing standard spectacles, said Joe Rappon, OD, former chief medical officer of SightGlass Vision, in Palo Alto, California.
@adrita The prevalence of myopia has been increasing around the world. By some estimates, half the people in the world will have myopia by 2050, increasing their risk of sight-threatening diseases, such as glaucoma and retinal degeneration. The trend appears to result from children spending more time indoors doing near work.