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Slowing the Progression of Myopia

The increasing prevalence of myopia, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has become a significant public health concern. This Topic Collection in BMJ Open Ophthalmology aims to address myopia progression with original research on recent advances in myopia interventions to arrest the axial elongation, including pharmacological, optical, contact lenses and behavioural change approaches. Key words: Myopia, Intervention, Myopia Progression, Orthokeratology, Atropine, DIMS lenses, HAL lenses, Multifocal, Contact lenses, Low-Level Red-Light therapy

Original Research

Astigmatism and maternal myopia as important factors affecting success rate of DIMS lens treatment (7 March 2024) Patricia Domsa, Éva M Bankó, Judit Körtvélyes, Christof Meigen, Rita Széchey, Krisztina Lantos, Zoltán Zsolt Nagy, Adrienne Csutak Method comparison and overview of refractive measurements in children: implications for myopia management (1 March 2024) Jonas Müller, Xiaoqin Chen, Arne Ohlendorf, Lihua Li, Siegfried Wahl Eyecare practitioner perspectives and attitudes towards myopia and myopia management in the UK (12 January 2024) Sophie Coverdale, Lindsay Rountree,Kathryn Webber, Matthew Cufflin, Edward Mallen, Alison Alderson, Neema Ghorbani-Mojarrad Prediction of refractive error and its progression: a machine learning-based algorithm (4 October 2023) Maria J Barraza-Bernal, Arne Ohlendorf, Pablo Sanz Diez, Xiancai Feng, Li-Hua Yang, Mei-Xia Lu, Siegfried Wahl, Timo Kratzer Effect of mount location on the quantification of light intensity in myopia study (28 December 2023) Longbo Wen, Hong Liu, Zhao Chen, Qinglin Xu, Ziqi Hu, Weizhong Lan, Zhikuan Yang  

Guest Editors

Dr. Ramesh Kekunnaya LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India ORCID iD logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5789-2300
Dr. Pavan Kumar Verkicharla LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India ORCID iD logoorcid.org/0000-0001-7755-2178