Wydanie 2/2012
str. 9

Metody kontroli krótkowzroczności w perspektywie aktualnych badań i teorii

Myopia Control Methods in the Perspective of the Most Recent Studies and Theories

Szymon Zielonka

Perfect Vision, Warszawa

Summary: The article focuses on the issue of myopia control in the light of the most recent research and theories. It was indicated why myopia is often accompanied by the recommendation of the full correction of the refractive error. It presents and studies two perspectives explaining the causes of myopia development. Subsequently, according to those theories and the most recent experiments the effectiveness of particular therapeutic measures was presented. It was suggested that the initial success achieved while using orthokeratology, bifocal soft contact lenses and the low-concentrated atropine provide good prognosis for the future. Consequently, it may result in the refutation of the myopia correction model in favor of the complex care of young myopic patients.

Słowa kluczowe: kontrola krótkowzroczności, emmetropizacja, akomodacja, przymglenie, obwód siatkówki.

Keywords: myopia control, emmetropization, accommodation, blur, peripheral retina.


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