Abstract

Research Article

Theory and Experiments. (+) Add Reading Glasses to Prevent Myopia

Peter R Greene* and Brown OS

Published: 20 February, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 009-022

Basic control theory equations are developed showing conventional exponential system response of refraction vs. time R (t) with a characteristic system time constant, in response to a step change of near work environmental conditions. Details from preliminary experimental design using reading glasses at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis are discussed. The conclusion is that (+) add lenses, used as reading glasses during study, can prevent the development of myopia for college students in pilot training.

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Keywords:

Progressive myopia; Reading glasses; Bifocals; Progressive add lenses (pals); Refraction; Myopia prevention; Diopters

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