Intervention Review

Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children

  1. Jeffrey J Walline1,*,
  2. Kristina Lindsley2,
  3. Satyanarayana S Vedula2,
  4. Susan A Cotter3,
  5. Donald O Mutti1,
  6. J. Daniel Twelker4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004916.pub3

How to Cite

Walline JJ, Lindsley K, Vedula SS, Cotter SA, Mutti DO, Twelker JD. Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD004916. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004916.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Clinical Trials, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  3. 3

    Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California, USA

  4. 4

    University of Arizona, Department of Ophthalmology, Tucson, Arizona, USA

*Jeffrey J Walline, College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, 338 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210-1240, USA.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011


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