What The Study Did: Researchers analyzed the association of COVID-19–related lockdown measures with the progression of nearsightedness in schoolchildren in Hong Kong and compared the effectiveness of two types of lenses in reducing the progression.
Authors: Henry Ho-lung Chan, Ph.D., of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, is the corresponding author.
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