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    Niclosamide, a canonical wnt pathway inhibitor, may reduce myopia

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8288060/ Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of the canonical Wnt signaling in the development of the myopia. Methods: Plasma from adult patients with myopia, myopic animal models including the adenomatous polyposis...
  2. Hans

    Red Light And Eye Health

    There is research that red light can be beneficial for eye health, such as lowering ROS and oxidative stress, increasing ATP, exerting neuroprotective effects and lowering IOP. Has anyone here shone red light on their eyes either with open or closed lids and got benefits from it?
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    Lack Of Light Exposure May Be The Main Cause Of The Myopia Boom

    As the study says, there has been a drastic increase in myopia cases over the last century. Early research pointed at excessive indoor book reading and studying as a cause of the epidemic. Unsurprisingly, these initial claims were quickly drowned by fake research denying that such a link exists...
  4. haidut

    Riboflavin, Oxygen And UV Light As A Treatment For Myopia

    I posted about riboflavin a few months go in regards to treating another eye condition. This new study found that riboflavin may also be effective as a combination treatment of myopia. Novel cross-linking application for low myopia shows promise "...This new application of corneal...
  5. haidut

    Riboflavin Therapy Can Reverse Myopia

    As the article says the therapy is not yet approved by the FDA in the US but if it works as well as it is being described then it is only a matter of time to get it available here. I am not sure I am thrilled about the UVA light used as part of the procedure, but still it is an impressive...
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    Myopia In This Population Is Associated With Birth During Summer Months

    Season of birth, natural light, and myopia.
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