IMI White Papers

International Myopia Institute White Papers

Here are links to the open-access white papers published by the International Myopia Institute (IMI) in the February 2019 issue of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. There also are links to summaries of the IMI white papers, which were written by the clinical team at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
These summaries are used with permission from CORE and originally appeared in the April 2019 issue of Contact Lens Update, CORE’s free access online resource. Link to the most recent Contact Lens Update issue here, and to the April edition dedicated to the IMI reports, with an editorial from Dr. Kate Gifford, chair of the IMI Clinical Management Guidelines committee and lead author on their report, here.


IMI Myopia Control Reports Overview and Introduction
CORE summary by Marc Schulze, PhD, Dipl. Ing. (AO), FAAO

IMI Defining and Classifying Myopia: A Proposed Set of Standards for Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies
-CORE summary by Karen Walsh, BSc(Hons) PGDip MCOptom FIACLE

IMI Report on Experimental Models of Emmetropization and Myopia
-CORE summary by Sarah Guthrie, PhD

IMI Myopia Genetics Report
-CORE summary by Alison Ng, PhD, BSc (Hons), MCOptom

IMI Interventions for Controlling Myopia Onset and Progression Report
-CORE summary by Doerte Luensmann, PhD, Dipl. Ing. (AO), FAAO

IMI Clinical Myopia Control Trials and Instrumentation Report
-CORE summary by Debbie Jones, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO

IMI Industry Guidelines and Ethical Considerations for Myopia Control Report
-CORE summary by Lyndon Jones, PhD, DSc, FCOptom, FCAHS, DipCLP, DipOrth, FIACLE, FAAO

IMI Clinical Management Guidelines Report
-CORE summary by Mike Yang, OD, BSc



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