Myopia Control: An Evidence Based Approach Recorded webinar
This lecture, originally delivered as a webinar, introduces myopia and explains the increasing prevalence of myopia in children in western countries. It reviews the prevalence and possible causes of myopia as a disease, looking at the increased risk of ocular pathology with increasing myopia.
Nick Dash introduces the concept of myopia control therapy and uses Peer-Reviewed Research to highlight the relative successes and limitations of therapy using Soft and Ortho-K contact lenses, spectacle lenses, pharmaceutical products and lifestyle advice.
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Myopia Control - the current thinking within the profession and evidence based management
Clinical intervention strategies now allow the optometrist to slow the progression of myopia and effectively reduce the risk of developing associated ocular pathology instead of merely correcting the myopic refraction.