Date of Award
Master of Science in Vision Science
Norman S. Stern
A current review of the proposed causes and controls concerning the management of functional myopia is discussed. Nutritional-Disease, Mechanical-Anatomical, Environmental, and Genetic theories are reviewed. Topics concerning the controls of myopia include orthokeratology, vision training, surgery, pharmaceuticals and bifocals. A macroscopic theory of myopia development is presented and the merits of the various methods of control are evaluated.
Barney, James J. and Mickelson, Craig R., "A current review of causation and management of functional myopia" (1982). College of Optometry. 641.