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Myopia: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference

McBrien, Neville A. MCOptom, PhD, FAAO; Morgan, Ian G. PhD

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The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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On July 8–12, 2008 the 12th International Myopia Conference was held in Queensland, Australia and featured plenary session presentations, eleven targeted symposia, and free paper and poster presentations. This paper provides the full schedule of scientific presentations and, in the on-line version, access to all of the symposia summaries and abstracts of symposia presentations, the abstracts of the free papers and 43 of the full posters presented at the meeting.

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12th INTERNATIONAL MYOPIA CONFERENCE

PLENARY SESSION 1 - Chew Sek-Jin Memorial Lecture

Chair: Neville A. McBrien

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The Molecular Genetics of Human Myopia-An Update

Terri L. Young

Duke University

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SYMPOSIUM 1: WHAT ARE MOLECULAR STUDIES IN HUMANS AND ANIMALS TELLING US ABOUT MYOPIA DEVELOPMENT

Chairs: Terri L. Young, Calvin P. Pang

Paper 1: Search for the Human Myopia Gene

Pang CP

Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Paper 2: Eye Shape and Peripheral Refraction, A Molecular Evaluation

Wildsoet C

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Paper 3: Role of Transglutaminase 2 (TGM-2) in Mouse after Induction of Experimental Myopia

Beuerman RW, Barathi VA, Rhan WS and Chew J

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

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SYMPOSIUM 2: TWIN STUDIES: WHAT ARE THEY TELLING US?

Chairs: Chris Hammond, Paul N. Baird

Paper 1: Why Study Twins in Myopia?

Baird PN

CERA, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Paper 2: Myopia Heritability-Is Comparison of Twins Across Cultures Possible?

He M

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Paper 3: Can Myopia Twin Studies Find Environmental Effects?

Mackey D

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Paper 4: Shared Genes Influence Both Refraction and Axial Length -The Genes In Myopia (GEM) Twin Study

Dirani M, Shekar SN and Baird PN

CERA, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Paper 5: Will Twin Studies Find Myopia Genes?

Hammond C

St. Thomas’s Hospital, United Kingdom

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PLENARY SESSION 2 and SYMPOSIUM 3: PREVALENCE, PROGRESSION AND RISK FACTORS FOR REFRACTIVE ERROR

Chairs: Seang-Mei Saw, Ian G. Morgan

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Has Myopia Lost Its Mystery? The Interplay of Social History and Biology

Ian G. Morgan

Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Paper 1: Prevalence and Familial Risk Factors for Myopia in Singapore Children

Saw S, Li Y-J, Goh L-K, Seielstad M and Young T

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Paper 2: Prevalence of Myopia in Schoolchildren over the Past Few Decades in Taiwan

Shih FY-F

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Paper 3: Risk Factors for Myopia Progression in COMET Children: What Have We Learned?

Hyman L

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York

Paper 4: Prevalence of Myopia in Urban and Rural Children in Mainland China

He M

Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Paper 5: Adult Myopia Progression after Five Years: The Study of the Progression of Adult Near-Sightedness

Jones LA, Mitchell GL, Bullimore MA and Reuter KS

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

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SYMPOSIUM 4: OUTDOOR ACTIVITY vs NEAR WORK

Chairs: Donald O. Mutti, Kathryn A. Rose

Paper 1: The Role of Outdoor Activity in the Development of Refractive Error

Rose K

University of Sydney, Sydney, Queensland, Australia

Paper 2: Prevalence, Incidence And Risk Factors of Myopia in Hong Kong

Fan DSP and Lam DSC

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Paper 3: Hours Spent on Visual Activities Differ between Myopic and Non-Myopic Children

Gwiazda J and Deng L

New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts

Paper 4: Outdoor Activity, Near Work and Myopia in Singapore Teenage Children

Saw S-M, Tong L, Gazzard G, Zhang X, Chia A, Dirani M, Mitchell P and Rose K

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Paper 5: Near Work, Outdoor Activity, and the Risk of Juvenile-Onset Myopia

Mutti DO

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

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PLENARY SESSION 3 and SYMPOSIUM 5: LENS COMPENSATION AND EMMETROPIZATION

Chairs: Josh Wallman, Alex Gentle

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Integration of Visual Cues Over Time

Josh Wallman

City University of New York, New York

Paper 1: Cues to Sign of Defocus: Chromatic and Monochromatic Optical Aberrations and Contrast Adaptation

Schaeffel F

University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Paper 2: Cues to Sign of Defocus: Longitudinal Chromatic Aberration

Rucker F

City University of New York, New York

Paper 3: Are Lens-Wearing Animals Like Myopic Children?

Phillips JR

University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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SYMPOSIUM 6: THERAPIES FOR MYOPIA: OPTICAL STRAGEGIES, WHAT WORKS AND WHY

Chairs: Chi Ho To, Christine F. Wildsoet

Paper 1: The Effectiveness of Optical Interventions in Myopia Retardation—A Systematic Review

Liu Y and Wildsoet CF

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Paper 2: Progressive Addition Lenses Slow Myopic Progression in Some Children: Insights from COMET

Gwiazda J

New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts

Paper 3: Controlling Myopia Progression -Why Not Try Something That Works for a Change?

Aller TA

San Bruno, California

Paper 4: Parameters of the Optical System of the Myopic Eye Induced by Orthokeratological Contact Lenses and Accommodation Thereof

Tarutta E and Verzhanskaya T

Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute, Moscow, Russia

Paper 5: Seven Year Longitudinal Study on Myopic Children Wearing Orthokeratology Lenses

Cho P and Cheung S-W

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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SYMPOSIUM 7: ACCOMMODATION AND OCULAR ABERRATIONS: CAUSATIVE LINKS TO MYOPIA

Chairs: Jane Gwiazda, Katrina L. Schmid

Paper 1: Near Work and Myopia: Possible Optical and Mechanical Factors

Charman WN

University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Paper 2: Ocular Aberrations, Near Work and Myopia

Collins M

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Paper 3: Aberrations, Accommodation and Emmetropisation

Gray LS

Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Paper 4: Accommodative Lag Can be Manipulated by Altering the Ocular Spherical Aberration

Tarrant J and Wildsoet CF

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Paper 5: Evidence for the involvement of Higher-Order Ocular Aberrations in Human Accommodation Control

Mallen E, Hampson K and Chin SS

University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom

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PLENARY SESSION 4 AND SYMPOSIUM 8: EYE SHAPE AND PERIPHERAL REFRACTION: WHAT ARE THEY TELLING US ABOUT MYOPIA

Chairs: Earl Smith, III, David Troilo

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Studies of Eye Shape and Peripheral Refractive State in Marmosets Reared with Single Vision Contact Lenses

David Troilo

State University of New York, New York, New York

Paper 1: Peripheral Refraction and Shape of Myopic Eyes

Atchison DA

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Paper 2: Peripheral Refraction and Eye Shape in Monkeys Reared with Hemi-Retinal Form Deprivation

Smith EL, III, Huang J, Hung L-F, Ramamirtham R, Blasdel TL, Humbird TL and Bockhorst KH

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Paper 3: Relative Peripheral Refractive Error and Juvenile-Onset Myopia

Mutti DO, Sinnott LT, Jones LA, Cotter SA, Kleinstein RN, Manny RE, Twelker JD and Zadnik K

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Paper 4: Effects of Myopic Spectacle Correction on the Human Peripheral Refractive State as Measured by Eccentric Photorefraction

Tabernero J and Schaeffel F

University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

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SYMPOSIUM 9: THE SCLERA AND ITS ROLE IN THE REGULATION OF OCULAR GROWTH AND PREVENTION OF MYOPIA

Chairs: Jody Summers-Rada, Thomas T. Norton

Paper 1: No Relaxin Solution for Myopia

Crewther SG, Murphy MJ, Goodyear MJ and Schuijers J

La Trobe University, Australia

Paper 2: Regulation of Scleral Fibroblast/Matrix Interactions by TGFBI Protein (beta IG-H3)

Shelton LS and Summers-Rada J

University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Paper 3: mRNA and Protein Changes in Sclera During Minus-Lens Compensation and Recovery

Norton TT, Siegwart JT, Jr, Frost MR and Gao H

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Paper 4: The Impact of Induced Myopia on Scleral Properties in the Guinea Pig

Backhouse S

University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Paper 5: The Sclera: Matrix Contractility and the Role in Myopia

McBrien NA, Jobling AI and Gentle A

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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SYMPOSIUM 10: SIGNALLING CASCADES IN MYOPIA DEVELOPMENT: WHERE DOES IT START AND END?

Chairs: Frank Schaeffel, Pamela Megaw

Paper 1: Glucagon and Insulin Actions in the Eye During Development of Refractive Errors in Chicks

Feldkaemper MP, Penha A and Schaeffel F

University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Paper 2: Interaction between GABAergic, Dopaminergic and Muscarinic Signalling in Experimental Myopia

Schmid KL

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Paper 3: The Role of EGR1 in Ocular Growth

Ashby R, Schaeffel F and Feldkaemper M

University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Paper 4: The Middle of the Signal Cascade in Emmetropization: The Choroid and the Effects of Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) Inhibitors, Muscarinic Antagonists and Dopaminergic Agonists

Nickla DL

New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts

Paper 5: The Endpoint of Signalling Cascades in Ocular Growth: The Signalling Pathways in the Sclera

Jobling AI, Gentle A and McBrien NA

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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SYMPOSIUM 11: DO WE NEED ANY MORE ANIMAL MODELS TO STUDY MYOPIA AND AND WHICH ARE THE BEST?

Chairs: Roger W. Beuerman, Sally A. McFadden

Paper 1: Evolution and Development of Colour Vision in Ancient Fishes

Collin SP

University of Queensland, Australia

Paper 2: The Tree Shrew as a Model of Ocular Growth and Refractive Error: What Advantages Does the Mammalian Model Have?

Gentle A, Jobling AI and McBrien NA

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Paper 3: The Guinea Pig Eye as a Model for Studying Ocular Development and Myopia

McFadden SA

University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Paper 4: The Mouse Model of Myopia: The Avenue to Understanding of Experimental Myopia

Beuerman R

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

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SYMPOSIUM POSTERS

Poster 1: Estimating Shared Environmental Effects for Myopia in Twin and Family Studies

Lopes MC, Andrew T, Carbonaro F, Spector TD and Hammond CC

Poster 2: Comparison of Call Rates of Genome-Wide Association Scans Using the Illumina 550K Beadchip from Buccal and Saliva Samples http://links.lww.com/A602

Dirani M, Seielstad M, Lee PP, Fan Q, Li Y-J, Bonnard C, Goh L-K, Young T and Saw S-M

Poster 3: The Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Haplotype at the Decorin, Lumican, and Dermatan Sulfate Proteoglycan 3 (DSPG3) Genes With High Myopia Susceptibility

http://links.lww.com/A602

Chen ZT-Y, Wang IJ, Shih Y-F and Lin LL-K

Poster 4: A Retrospective Study on Myopic Profiles of Families of Patients with High Myopia or High Myopic Astigmatism

Deva JP

Poster 5: Parental Myopia -Genetic or Cultural Transmission? An Extended Twin Parent Study http://links.lww.com/A602

He M, Zhang J, Ding X, Zheng Y and Ge J

Poster 6: Is There Shared Genetic Determinant between Height and Axial Length in Children: The Guangzhou Twin Eye Study http://links.lww.com/A602

He M, Feng K, Zhang J, Ding X and Ge J

Poster 7: Myocilin Is Associated with High Myopia: A Replication Study

Lo KK, Fung WY, Ng PW, Yap MKH and Yip SP

Poster 8: Suggestion for a New Myopia Classification http://links.lww.com/A603

Jorge J, Pinho A, Queriros A and Gonzalez-Meijome JM

Poster 9: Myopia Definition: Different Techniques of Measurements, the Same Prevalence

Jorge J, Pinho A, Queiros A and González-Méijome JM

Poster 10: A Comparative Study of Refraction and Anterior-Posterior Axis Dynamics in Summer and Winter in Myopic Children http://links.lww.com/A603

Tarutta E, Toloraja R and Kvaratskhelija N

Poster 11: Peripheral Refraction with Accommodation in Young Emmetropic and Myopic Subjects http://links.lww.com/A603

Queiros A, Cervino A, Gonzalez-Meijome JM, Montes-Mico R and Jorge J

Poster 12: Accommodative Microfluctuations Are Not Related to Eye Size http://links.lww.com/A604

Seidel D, Gray LS and Strang NC

Poster 13: Effect of Target Spatial Frequency on Accommodative Responses of Emmetropes and Myopes http://links.lww.com/A604

Taylor J, Charman WN, O’Donnell C and Radhakrishnan H

Poster 14: Defocus Lens and Myopia Progression

Chia A, Chua W-H, Tan D, Rose K and Morgan I

Poster 15: Contrast Sensitivity at Peripheral Retinal Locations of Emmetropic and Myopic Eyes is Equivalently Affected by Imposed Defocus

Whatham A, Ho A, Sankaridurg P, Conrad F, Falk D, Lazon P and Holden B

Poster 16: Characteristics of Off-Axis Refractive Error in Myopic and Non-Myopic Chinese Eyes

Chen X, Sankaridurg PR, Donovan L, Lin Z, Li L, Martinez AA and Ge J

Poster 17: Cycloplegic and Noncycloplegic Refractions of Chinese Neonates http://links.lww.com/A604

Chen J, Lu F, Xie A, Hou L, Su Y and Thorn F

Poster 18: Visual Activities before and after the Onset of Childhood Myopia

Jones LA, Mitchell GL, Mutti DO, Cotter SA, Kleinstein RN, Manny RE, Twelker JD and Zadnik K

Poster 19: Optical Contributions to Blur Sensitivity Variance in Refractive Error Groups http://links.lww.com/A605

Rae S and Pardhan S

Poster 20: A Study of Biomechanical Parameters of Corneoscleral Eye Shell in Children with ProgressiveMyopia Using Ocular Response Analyzer http://links.lww.com/A606

Iomdina E, Ivashchenko Z, Eremina M, Tarutta E and Kvaratskhelija N

Poster 21: Predictable and Systematic Changes in Ion Distribution across the Retina During Induction of Refractive Error http://links.lww.com/A607

Goodyear MJ, Marshall AT, Murphy MJ, Crewther DP and Crewther SG

Poster 22: AQP4 Expression and Retinal Edema During Recovery from Form Deprivation Myopia http://links.lww.com/A605

Giummarra L, Goodyear M, Murphy M, Jones N, Beart P and Crewther S

Poster 23: Expression of Adenosine Receptors in Form-Deprivation Myopia of Guinea Pigs http://links.lww.com/A604

Cui D, Trier K, Zeng J, Chen X, Yang X and Ge J

Poster 24: Electrophysiological Explorations of On/Off System Agents that Affect Eye Growth and Refractive Compensation http://links.lww.com/A607

Murphy MJ, Crewther SG, Goodyear MJ and Crewther DP

Poster 25: Retina Protein Expressions During Emmetropization of Albino Guinea Pig

Wu Y, Lam TC, Li KK, Tse DYY, Liu Q and To CH

Poster 26: Regulation of Human Eye Growth by the Energy Density of the Electro-Magnetic Radiation in the Retina: A Biophysical Theory

Ennemoser A and Hausmann N

Poster 27: Reading Behavior of Emmetropic and Myopic Chinese Children

Bao J, Thorn F, Wang Y, Ou L and Fan L

Poster 28: Diurnal Cycling Changes Affinity in D1 but Not D2 Dopamine Receptors

Flens C, Morgan I and Boelen M

Poster 29: Amacrine Cells Activated by Focus and Plus-Defocus in Macaque Retina http://links.lww.com/A607

Stell WK, Zhong X, Ge J and Smith EL, III

Poster 30: The Accommodation Response in Marmosets with Imposed Anisometropia

Harb E, Ghosh S, Totonelly K, O’Connor M and Troilo D

Poster 31: The Animal Model for Nearwork in Juvenile Rhesus Monkeys

Liu W, Yang Z, Ge J, Lan W, Chen X and Li Z

Poster 32: Temporal Properties of Repeated Hyperopic Defocus in the Guinea Pig Eye http://links.lww.com/A604

Leotta A and McFadden SA

Poster 33: Decay Time of the Signal Underlying Myopia Interacts with Length of Exposure to Hyperopic Defocus in the Chick http://links.lww.com/A604

Bowrey HE and McFadden SA

Poster 34: Gene Expression Profiles of Mouse Sclera after Induction of Experimental Myopia

Barathi VA and Beuerman RW

Poster 35: Is Dopamine a Bidirectional Eye Growth Regulator? http://links.lww.com/A608

McCarthy S, Taylor R, Megaw P and Morgan I

Poster 36: Mathematical Modeling Of Longitudinal Data for Myopia Progression http://links.lww.com/A604

Thorn F

Poster 37: Evaluation of the Effect of Eyerelax® Vision Therapy on Amblyopic Chinese School Children http://links.lww.com/A609

Saadah MA, Abdul Mutalib H and Pang CS

Poster 38: Evaluation of the Effect of Eyerelax® Vision Therapy on Chinese School Children http://links.lww.com/A609

Abdul Mutalib H, Saadah MA and Pang CS

Poster 39: Effect of IQ on Myopia Progression and Axial Elongation in Myopes with and without Family History of Myopia and Emmetropes

Ramamurthy D, Meenakshi S, Radhakrishnan H,

Ramesh SV and Pardhan S

Poster 40: Peripheral Equivalent Spherical Refractions of Young College Myopes Are On Average, Myopic Relative to Their Foveas http://links.lww.com/A609

Howland HC, Angelino K and Yang C

Poster 41: Variation in Nasal-Temporal Asymmetry in Refractive Error Groups http://links.lww.com/A605

Pardhan S and Rae S

Poster 42: Effect of Irifrin (Phenylephrine) on the Dark Focus of Accommodation in Children with Myopia http://links.lww.com/A606

Tarutta E, Iomdina E, Filinova O and Kvaratskhelija N

Poster 43: Results of Functional Treatment of Progressive Myopia Using Low Intensive Trans-Scleral Laser Stimulation, Infrasound Pneumatic Massage and 2.5% Irifrin Solution Instillations http://links.lww.com/A606

Tarutta E, Iomdina E, Kushnarevich N and

Orbachevsky L

Poster 44: Distribution of Axial Growth Rates in Myopic Children Aged 7–13 Years http://links.lww.com/A605

Trier K and Ribel-Madsen SM

Poster 45: The Development of Myopia in Adolescent after Discontinuation of Overnight Orthokeratology http://links.lww.com/A604

Yang X, Cui D, Wang H, Fang B and Zeng J

Poster 46: Prevalence of Myopia amongst Australian Students from Middle Eastern Backgrounds Attending a Private School http://links.lww.com/A605

Azizoglu S, Junghans B, Barutchu A and Crewther S

Poster 47: Medical and Social Analysis of Patients with Acquired Myopia Treated in the Orenburg Regional Clinical Hospital http://links.lww.com/A606

Aprelev A and Ivashchenko Z

Poster 48: A Longitudinal Case Study of a Severe Myope with Acquired Esotropia http://links.lww.com/A606

Wong CS-F

Poster 49: On the Symmetry between Eyes of Peripheral Refraction Values

Jorge J, Queiros A, Cervino A, Montes-Mico R and Gonzales-Meijome JM

Poster 50: Myopic Shift in Peripheral Corneal Curvature Power after Orthokeratology, Standard and Custom LASIK http://links.lww.com/A603

Queiros A, Gonzalez-Meijome JM, Villa-Collar C,

Gutierrez R and Jorge J

Poster 51: Factors Related to the Myopia Progression in Malay Schoolchildren http://links.lww.com/A605

Mohamed Akhir S and Mohidin N

Poster 52: Enhancement of Under-Corrected Visual Acuity and Contrast Sensitivity in Myopic Children Using Neurovision’s Neural Vision Correction (NVC) Technology http://links.lww.com/A605

Chua WH, Tan D and Fong A

Poster 53: 2 Year Follow-Up Results of Visual Acuity and Contrast Sensitivity Enhancement in Patients with Low Myopia Using Neurovision’s Neural Vision Correction (NVC) Technology http://links.lww.com/A608

Siow K and Tan DTH

Poster 54: Prismatic Bifocal for Myopic Control in Children: two Year Data -Parental History of Myopia in Chinese Myopic Children http://links.lww.com/A608

Lazon de la Jara P, Donovan L, Sankaridurg PR, John T, Ho A, Chen X, Chen J, Ge J and Holden BA

Poster 55: Visual Activities, Outdoor Sports, and the Level of Myopia in a Group of Chinese Children

Donovan LA, Sankaridurg P, Chen X, Ho A, Naduvilath T, Holden BA and Ge J

Poster 56: Changes in Refractive Error and Its Ocular Components of Korean Children Between the ages of 7 and 11 Years: A 2-Years Longitudinal Study http://links.lww.com/A607

Kim J, Eom C, Kim J, Kim D and Mah K

Poster 57: Natural Development of Macular Retinoschisis in Pathological Myopia—the Timing for Surgical Intervention http://links.lww.com/A609

Ho T, Shih Y-F, Chen P-F, Chen M-S and Lin SY

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FREE PAPER SESSION 1: PREVENTION OF MYOPIA

Chair: Neville A. McBrien

View all paper abstracts here: http://links.lww.com/A610

Paper 1: Muscarinic Antagonists -Clinical Effects on Myopia

Chua W-H

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

Paper 2: Long-Term Result of Low Concentration Atropine Eye Drop for Control Myopia Progression in Schoolchildren

Wu P-C

Kaohsiung Medical Center, Taiwan

Paper 3: Atropine for the Treatment Of Childhood Myopia: Effect on Myopia Progression After Cessation of Atropine

Tong L, Koh ALT, Huang X-L, Tan DTH and Chua W-H

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore

Paper 4: The Effectiveness of Prism Combined with Plus Lens on the Progression of Myopia in Chinese Children

Liu W, Yang Z, Lan W, Chen L, Chen X, Lu J, Ge J

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Paper 5: Comparison of Multifocal Contact Lenses with Multifocal Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control

Howell E

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Paper 6: Cambridge Anti-Myopia Study (CAMS): 12 Month Results

Price H, Allen P, Rae S, Radhakrishnan H, Theagarayan B, Sailoganathan A, O’Leary DJ and Ruskin A

University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Paper 7: Prismatic Bifocal for Myopic Control in Children: Two Year Data

Cheng D, Schmid KL, Woo GC and Drobe B

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Paper 8: Accrual of Treatment Effect with Corneal Reshaping Contact Lenses

Walline JJ and Jones LA

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Paper 9: Visual Backward Masking Task Performance in Emmetropes and Myopes

Kuo H-Y, Schmid KL and Atchison DA

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

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FREE PAPER SESSION 2: OCULAR STRUCTURE AND PATHOLOGY RELATED TO MYOPIA

Chairs: Wei-Han Chua, Padmaja Sankaridurg

View all paper abstracts here: http://links.lww.com/A610

Paper 1: Evaluation of a Novel Trimmed Mean Based Copy Number Variant Detection Method Using Whole Genome Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Arrays of a Myopia Subject Cohort

Young TL, Dellinger A, Seielstad M, Goh LK, Saw S-M and Li YJ

Duke University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Paper 2: Myopic Macular Degeneration: Classification with a Neuro-Disruptive Stage

Ward B and Tarutta E

Retinal Diagnostic Center, San Diego, California

Paper 3: Nutraceuticals in Macular Hole -A Possible Treatment Option (A Case Report)

Soltura BM and Tinio L

Laguna, Philippines

Paper 4: Lens Thickness Changes among Schoolchildren

Shih Y-F, Hsiao C and Lin LLK

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Paper 5: Ocular Shape Changes During Refractive Development

Cagnolati B, Strang NC and Gray LS

Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Paper 6: Myopia, Ciliary Body Thickness, and Globe Shape

Bailey MD and Mutti DO

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Paper 7: Investigation of Retinal Function in Mouse after Induction of Experimental Myopia

Barathi VA, Luu CD and Beuerman RW

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore

Paper 8: Development of Myopic Anisometropia after Surgery of Esotropia

Fujikado T and Shimojyo H

Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Paper 9: Study of Tenon’s Capsule Pathology in Progressive

Myopia

Iomdina E, Ignatieva N, Shekhter A, Danilov N, Grokhovskaya T, Kostanyan I, Minkevich N, Tarutta E, Kvaratskhelija N and Chernysheva S

Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute, Moscow, Russia

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FREE PAPER SESSION 3: PERIPHERAL REFRACTION AND OCULAR ABERATIONS

Chairs: Padmaja Sankaridurg, Neville A. McBrien

View all paper abstracts here: http://links.lww.com/A610

Paper 1: The Dependence of Peripheral Retinal Shape upon Refractive Error and Eye Rotation

Gray LS, Macfadden LA, Seidel D, Strang NC

Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Paper 2: On-and Off-Axis Wavefront Aberrations Of Chicken: Preliminary Study with a Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor

Mihashi T, Hirohara Y, Howland M and Howland HC

Topcon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Paper 3: Peripheral Refractive Errors and Ocular Shape in Monocularly Form-Deprived Monkeys

Huang J, Hung L-F, Ramamirtham R, Blasdel TL, Humbird TL, Bockhorst KH and Smith EL, III

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Paper 4: Peripheral Biometrics

Clark CA

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Paper 5: Influence of Gender of On Off-Axis Refractive Error and Higher Order Aberrations in Myopic and Non-Myopic Children

Martinez A, Sankaridurg P and Mitchell P

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Paper 6: Influence of Fogging Lenses and Cycloplegia in Peripheral Refraction

Queiros A, Jorge J, Gonzalez-Meijome JM

University of Minho, Minho, Portugal

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