Refractive error correction & control

Interest in childhood myopia has continued to rise worldwide. CORE has been involved in research looking at the prevalence of myopia and uncorrected refractive error, as well as pediatric studies focusing on controlling the progression of myopia.

More about CORE’s work with refractive error:

Paquette L, Jones DA, Sears M, Nandakumar K, Woods CA. Contact lens fitting and training in a child and youth population. Cont Lens Ant Eye 2015;38(6): 419–23.

Robinson B, Feng Y, Woods CA, Fonn D, Gold D, Gordon K. Prevalence of visual impairment and uncorrected refractive error-report from a Canadian urban population-based study. Ophthal epidem 2013;20,3: 123-30.

Woods J, Guthrie SE, Keir N, Dillehay S, Tyson M, Griffin R, Choh V, Fonn D, Jones L, Irving E. Inhibition of defocus-induced myopia in chickens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54(4): 2662-8.

Yang M, Luensmann D, Fonn D, Woods J, Gordon K, Jones L, Jones D. Myopia prevalence in Canadian school children. Optom Vis Sci 2016;93: E-abstract 165328.