Myopia Control with Ultra Low Dose Atropine 0.01%
|Good myopia control with no/minimal side effects
||Reduce average myopia progression rate to only -0.25D/year
|No/minimal complaints of photophobia
||No sunglasses needed
|No/ minimal complaints of presbyopia
||No progressive glasses needed
|Easy and simple regimen
||Just instill one drop a day in each eye
A large Singapore study (Ophthalmology 2012) of 400 children in 2011 shows that Atropine 0.01% seems to be almost as effective as stronger concentrations of Atropine (0.1% or 0.5%). At such a low dose, the side effects of presbyopia and photophobia are minimal.
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