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Research on using Bifocal Spectacles to control Myopic Progression

Randomized Trial of effect of bifocal and prismatic bifocal spectacles on Myopic Progression; Two-Year Results

Desmond Cheng, OD, MSc, PhD; Katrina L. Schmid, PhD; George C. Woo, OD, MSc, PhD; Bjorn Drobe, MSc, PhD

Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128(1):12-19. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2009.332

This well respected research looked into the claim that bifocal spectacles could control the development of myopia (shortsightedness) in children.

The study concluded that Bifocal lenses can moderately slow myopic progression.

Behavioural Optometrists had researched this many years before, and found the same results.

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