Treatment of adolescent myopia by pressure plaster of semen impatientis on otoacupoints

J Tradit Chin Med. 1994 Dec;14(4):283-6.


295 cases (424 eyes) of adolescent myopia were treated by pressure plaster of Semen Impatientis on otoacupoints with a cure rate of 44.3% and a total effective rate of 98.5%. 36 random cases (69 eyes) were compared with the same number of similar control cases. Findings were that the therapeutic effects of the pressure plaster group excelled significantly those of the control group.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Acupuncture Points
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Ear, External
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Myopia / therapy*
  • Pressure