Light therapy as a novel treatment for childhood myopia (VRT)

Project Details


This study aims to investigate the potential benefits of morning light therapy in reducing myopia progression in children living in Scotland and to explore its effect on melatonin concentrations.
The applicant will supervise the work of a post-doctoral researcher. This will include overview of training, ethical approval, data collection, analysis and dissemination of results. The Graduate School offers research methods training to researchers. The department has an established relationship with colleagues in medical statistics and data sciences who provide statistical support.
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UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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