What is it about?

We measure levels of atropine in rabbit eye tissues after one drop of atropine application

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Why is it important?

Atropine is increasingly used as treatment for myopia. The full mechanism of this drug on myopia is still unknown. We need to know how this drug accumulates in different parts of the eye.


Atropine eyedrops are the most consistent and effective pharmacological treatment for myopia.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: The penetration and distribution of topical atropine in animal ocular tissues, Acta Ophthalmologica, September 2018, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/aos.13889.
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