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Does Undercorrection of Myopia Retard Myopia Progression Among Kindergarten Children?

Information source: KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on October 04, 2010
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Refractive Error - Myopia

Intervention: cyclopentolate (Drug)

Phase: Phase 1

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Quah Boon Long, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Singapore National Eye Centre

Summary

The purpose of this study is to find out if undercorrection of myopia slow down the progression of myopia in kindergarten children.

Clinical Details

Official title: Does Undercorrection of Myopia Retard Myopia Progression Among Kindergarten

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind

Eligibility

Minimum age: 5 Years. Maximum age: 6 Years. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Children of chinese descent aged 5 - 6yrs

2. Refractive error of - 1. 00 to -3. 00Ds

3. Less than 1. 50 astigmatism in each eye. (No oblique axis)

4. Visual acuity is 6/6 or better in both eyes.

5. No binocular problems, no anisometropia >1. 50D

6. Will be staying in S'pore for at least 2 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

-

Locations and Contacts

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road 229899, Singapore; Recruiting
Huang Yaxin Shareen, Phone: +6598182512, Ext: 8710, Email: shareenhuang@hotmail.com
Huang Yaxin Shareen, Principal Investigator
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2005
Last updated: November 15, 2006

Page last updated: October 04, 2010

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