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Bifocal Lenses in Nearsighted Kids (BLINK) Study & BLINK2 Study

PURPOSE

To determine if soft bifocal contact lenses (typically used to help people over 40 see up close) slow the progression of nearsightedness (difficulty seeing far away).

WHO PARTICIPATED?

  • Children 7 to 11 years old
  • Children who are nearsighted (myopic)
  • Children in good general health

FUNDING SOURCE

  • National Eye Institute (NEI)

This project has been reviewed by the University of Houston Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (713) 743-9204