A generally accepted definition of high myopia is needed.
Individual interventions may not result in the expected efficacy.
Practitioners offering myopia management need to know the effect a patient’s binocular vision status has on their management strategies.
Any myope should undoubtedly be managed in any regular primary care optometric practice.
The authors suggest the need for more rigorous clinical trials.
Combined interventions for myopia will potentially influence the standard of care.
Does planning extra time outdoors during the school day help?
It has been said that nearly one-third to one-half fail to comply with general medical advice and prescriptions.
This course will be accredited (application pending) with COPE (U.S./Canada optometrists) (6 CE hours).
A summary of the LAMP Study results
Axial elongation rate is faster in younger children undergoing ortho-k treatment.
When should one start atropine treatment for myopes?
By Karen Lahav-Yacouel PhD Student – Brien Holden Vision Institute Myopia is on the rise globally. Research on ways to minimise the...
By Cathleen Fedtke, Dipl. Ing. (FH), PhD, FAAO Senior Research Fellow, Project Manager – Brien Holden Vision Institute The use of the...
By Jennie Diec, BOptom (Hons) Senior Research Optometrist – Brien Holden Vision Institute Previous publications on bifocal and progressive spectacles have shown...
There are a range of interventions that can reduce myopia progression.
What are they and how do they work?
A recent meta-analysis looked at the effects of increased outdoor time.
Implicit in deciding when to initiate myopia management is monitoring pre-myopic patients who are at risk of developing myopia.
The exact role of genetic versus environmental components remains far from settled.
Judith Stern, BOptom, and Michael Morton, BOptom, MPH, from the Brien Holden Vision Institute, define the pressing need to address the global...
Discussion with Judith Stern, BOptom, and Michael Morton, BOptom, of the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Part 3. Moderated by Roger Mummert, Jobson...
Discussion with Judith Stern, BOptom, and Michael Morton, BOptom, of the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Part 1. Moderated by Roger Mummert, Jobson...
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Research has uncovered some characteristics of people at greater risk.