Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Veena P

Department of Ophthalmology, GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences And Research, GITAM University, Rishikonda, Visakhapatnam, India

  • Review Article   
    Modifiable Environmental Risk Factors Affecting Myopia
    Author(s): Dasari Gayatri* and Veena P

    Purpose: The global rise in the prevalence of myopia calls for evidence-based strategies to be devised to reduce the incidence and delay the progression of Myopia. The aim of this study is to review the current literature on modifiable environmental risk factors that control the development and progression of Myopia, specifically in paediatric population. Method: A comprehensive literature review was conducted using PubMed, ScienceDirect, Elsevier, and Google Scholar databases, including keywords such as "environmental risk factors"; "myopia"; “outdoor activity”; “near work”; “high body mass index”; “LED lamps usage”; “watching television”; “digital devices”; “sleep”; “melatonin”; “low vitamin D levels&rdq.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9570.21.12.879

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