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    Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022
    External/Anterior Segment, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus

    In this presentation from Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022, Dr. Benjamin Ticho provides an update on the use of low-dose atropine eyedrops to slow the progression of myopia in children. He highlights what we currently do and do not know about this treatment option. Topics include the following:

    • older and newer studies: ATOM1, ATOM2, LAMP, MTS1, and Sydnexis STAAR
    • atropine's mechanism of action
    • nonresponders and the rebound effect
    • choroidal thickness as a biomarker
    • racial differences in atropine response
    • combination therapy with atropine and orthokeratology