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 (IOVS).

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 editorial: Myopia – A 21st Century Public Health Issue

 

IMI: Myopia Control Reports Overview and Introduction

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

 

IMI: Defining and Classifying Myopia: A Proposed Set of Standards for Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies

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

 

IMI: Report on Experimental Models of Emmetropization and Myopia

CORE: Report on Experimental Models of Emmetropization and Myopia
by Sarah Guthrie, PhD

 

IMI: Myopia Genetics Report

CORE: Myopia Genetics Report
by Alison Ng, PhD, BSc (Hons), MCOptom

 

IMI: Interventions for Controlling Myopia Onset and Progression Report

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

 

IMI: Clinical Myopia Control Trials and Instrumentation Report

CORE: Clinical Myopia Control Trials and Instrumentation Report
by Debbie Jones, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO

 

IMI: Industry Guidelines and Ethical Considerations for Myopia Control Report

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

 

IMI: Clinical Management Guidelines Report

CORE: Clinical Management Guidelines Report
by Mike Yang, OD, BSc

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