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|Title:||Myopia progression and axial elongation in Spanish children: Efficacy of atropine 0.01% eye-drops.|
Axial Length, Eye
|Citation:||J Fr Ophtalmol.2021;(44)10:1499-1504|
|Abstract:||To assess myopia progression in Spanish children and whether treatment with low-dose atropine eye drops delays myopia progression and axial elongation. 339 eyes of 339 Caucasian patients with myopia, aged 5 to 11 years, were examined. Participants were randomized to a treatment arm, receiving one atropine (0.01%) eye drop/day for two, and an untreated control arm. At the baseline and 2-year follow-up visits, we recorded: spherical equivalent (SE), axial length (AL), mean keratometry (Mean-K) and anterior chamber depth (ACD). We also examined the rate of children with higher myopia progression (change in SE >1 D/2 years) and identified risk factors for progression. In 339 eyes of the 339 children (age=7.61; SD 1.70; range 5-11 years), the mean baseline SE was-2.15 (SD 0.62) D, and AL was 24.24 (SD 0.79) mm. After 2 years, higher increases occurred in all variables except ACD in the untreated group vs. the atropine group, respectively: SE (-0.51 (SD 0.39) D vs. -0.76 (SD 0.37) D, P1D/2y in the control group: 62/168 (36.9%) vs. 35/171 (20.5%) (P Spanish children showed a low rate of myopia progression. Atropine 0.01% showed a significant effect in slowing the progression of both refractive error and axial elongation.|
|Appears in Collections:||Fundaciones e Institutos de Investigación > FIIB H. U. Infanta Sofía y H. U. Henares > Artículos|
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