The future of myopia control in clinical practice

Dr Janis B. Orr PhD BSc(Hons) MCOptom DipTp(IP) PGCertHE FHEA FBCLA, Aston University

This session will introduce the problems associated with myopia, the potential mechanisms behind myopia development, and the management strategies currently available. The relative efficacy of each myopia control method will be discussed, and their advantages/disadvantages considered. The session will culminate in recommendations for current best practice and speculation on future myopia management.

Learning objectives:
  • The problems associated with myopia will be outlined.
  • The potential mechanisms behind myopia development will be discussed.
  • Available and potential myopia management strategies will be evaluated.
  • Recommendations for current best practice and speculation on future management will be made.