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CHAMP-UK 100th Participant

Dr. Emma McConnell with CHAMP 100th participant.

NICRF Research Optometrist, Dr Emma McConnell was delighted to welcome the 100th participant on the CHAMP-UK study on Friday 13th August.

Dr. McConnell stated: ‘This study aims to determine whether atropine eye drops can help slow the progression of myopia (short-sightedness) in children living in the UK. Overall the study hopes to enrol over 250 children across five UK sites and I am thrilled that we have recruited our 100th participant in Belfast. Thank you to all of our wonderful children and parents who are taking part!’

If you want to read more about this study, then please click here