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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


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


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


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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