Interventions for myopia control in children: a living systematic review and network meta-analysis

John G. Lawrenson, Rohit Dhakal, Pavan K. Verkicharla, Rakhee Shah, Byki Huntjens, Laura E. Downie, Ashleigh Kernohan, Tianjing Li, Gianni Virgili, Jeffrey J. Walline

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Objectives: This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:. To assess the comparative efficacy of optical, pharmacological and environmental interventions for slowing myopia progression in children using network meta-analysis. To generate a relative ranking of the interventions for myopia control according to their efficacy. To produce a brief economic commentary, summarising the economic evaluations assessing interventions for myopia control in children. To maintain the currency of the evidence using a living systematic review approach.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD014758
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 07 Apr 2021

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  • Pharmacology (medical)


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