Control of Myopia Using Peripheral Diffusion Lenses: Efficacy and Safety Study (CYPRESS)

This study is CLOSED to Enrollment

I’m Interested!

Why we are doing this study:
To see if investigational glasses designed can slow the progression of myopia in children, when worn daily.

Who can be in the study?
Your child may be eligible to participate if:

  • They are 6 to 9 years of age.
  • Have a prescription between ‐0.75 and ‐4.50 diopters with no more than ‐1.25 diopters of astigmatism.

Further screening questions will be asked prior to scheduling an appointment.

What the study involves:
The study will conducted in a 3‐year treatment period. During the study you and your child will be asked to:

  • Wear the study glasses for a minimum of 10 hours per day.
  • Attend study visits every 6 months at the Clinical Vision Research Center at SUNY Optometry at which time to have eye health checked, dispense study lenses and answer questions about eyeglass use.

Will you directly benefit from the study?
Your child’s myopia may or may not progress while he/she is in this study. The results of this study may help children with myopia in the future.

Other things you should know about the study:
Compensation can be up to $700.00 for up to 14 office visits.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Xiaoying Zhu
For more information, contact the Clinical Vision Research Center