Acute Transient Myopia in a Child

Series Editor: David K. Coats, MD


August 08, 2002

Clinical Course

Topiramate was discontinued and, within 3 days, the child noted marked improvement of his vision in both eyes. An examination 2 weeks after the initial evaluation revealed 20/20 uncorrected vision in each eye. Slit lamp examination showed an anterior chamber with a normal depth and lens thickness that was clinically normal. Cycloplegic refraction revealed a refractive error of +0.50 in the right eye and +0.25 in the left eye.


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