Contact lens and method for prevention of myopia progression

Author: Phillips, John

Date: 2011

Type: Patent

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A method of slowing the progression of myopia in a person, comprises applying to the eye of the person contact lens or lenses each including a vision correction area for correcting in use the myopic vision of a wearer, and a myopic defocus area having a less negative focal power, to simultaneously present a controlled myopic defocus to the retina both when viewing in the distance and also when viewing at near. Contact lenses and their use are also claimed.

Citation: ["Patent/Trademark number: US 7997725 (United States). Application number: 12/801,705. Filed date: 22 Jun 2010. Publication/Application date: 2011. Publication/Awarded date: 2011"]