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Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) lens slows myopia progression in Hong Kong Chinese schoolchildren: a 2-year randomised clinical trial

This is a series of multiple choice questions to accompany the article "Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) lens slows myopia progression in Hong Kong Chinese schoolchildren: a 2-year randomised clinical trial" from the Journal of Ophthalmology.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify epidemiological aspects of myopia
  • Review concept of emmetropisation
  • Discuss outcomes of optical intervention to slow myopia progression.

Written by:

Br J Ophthalmol and Cleveland Clinic

Br J Ophthalmol and Cleveland Clinic

Authors/Faculty:

Carly Siu Yin Lam, Wing Chun Tang, Dennis Yan-Yin Tse, Ying Yung Tang, Chi Ho To

Carly Siu Yin Lam, Wing Chun Tang, Dennis Yan-Yin Tse, Ying Yung Tang, Chi Ho To

Biography :

Carly Siu Yin Lam, Wing Chun Tang, Dennis Yan-Yin Tse, Ying Yung Tang, Chi Ho To, Centre for Myopia Research, School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Biography :

Dennis Yan-Yin Tse, Department of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Biography :

Chi Ho To, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China.

Disclosure :

Competing interests: None.

Activity Directors:

Dr Arun Singh

Dr Arun Singh

Biography :

Dr Arun Singh is Editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology, London, UK and Staff, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Disclosure :

I declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.

CME Disclaimer :

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Last updated

16 Dec 2013

Release date

16 Dec 2013

Expiration date

16 Dec 2015

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Bahrain Defence Force Hospital 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Bahrain Defence Force Military Hospital represented by the Ministry of Defence Bahrain recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD) in BDF. Healthcare professionals can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of one credit or one hour of learning.
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