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Practice patterns to decrease myopia progression differ among paediatric ophthalmologists around the world
  1. Ari Leshno1,2,
  2. Sonal K Farzavandi3,
  3. Rosario Gomez-de-Liaño4,
  4. Derek T Sprunger5,
  5. Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe1,2,
  6. Eedy Mezer6,7
  1. 1Ophthalmology, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Tel Hashomer, Israel
  2. 2Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  3. 3Ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
  4. 4Hospital Clínico/Instituto Castroviejo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
  5. 5Department of Ophthalmology, Pediatric and Strabismus Section, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  6. 6Ophthalmology, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
  7. 7Ophthalmology, Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Eedy Mezer, Ophthalmology, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; emezer{at}technion.ac.il

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  • TW-J and EM are joint senior authors.

  • Contributors AL wrote the statistical analysis plan, cleaned and analysed the data and drafted and revised the paper. T-WJ initiated the project, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. SKF, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. RG designed data collection tools and revised the paper. DTS initiated the project, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. EM initiated the project, designed data collection tools, analysed the data and drafted and revised the paper.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Sheba Medical Center Institutional Board approval number 5227-18-SMC.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

  • Author note TW-J and EM share senior authorship.

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Footnotes

  • TW-J and EM are joint senior authors.

  • Contributors AL wrote the statistical analysis plan, cleaned and analysed the data and drafted and revised the paper. T-WJ initiated the project, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. SKF, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. RG designed data collection tools and revised the paper. DTS initiated the project, designed data collection tools and revised the paper. EM initiated the project, designed data collection tools, analysed the data and drafted and revised the paper.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Sheba Medical Center Institutional Board approval number 5227-18-SMC.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

  • Author note TW-J and EM share senior authorship.

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