IMI Whitepapers

Research papers & clinical summaries

Starting with a World Health Organization (WHO) associated global scientific meeting on myopia at BHVI in 2015, subgroups of researchers within The International Myopia Institute formed to address the major aspects of myopia.

Full research papers and translated clinical summaries are available below.

Commemorative Issue

Collective issue of the IMI Whitepapers is available for download.

Clinical Summaries Issues

Collective issues of the below clinical summaries are available in the following languages.

Additional resources

Translation

We would like to acknowledge the translators who have helped to further disseminate the IMI white paper findings around the world in the following languages:

Spanish  | Dr Luisa Cassaluqe OD PhD, BHVI Sydney
French | Dr Ornella Koumbo  OD PhD, BHVI Sydney
Chinese | Nicole Xiao Liu MOptom PhD Candidate, BHVI Sydney
Nepalese | Dr Safal Khanal OD PhD, SOVS, University of Auckland, NZ
Vietnamese | Anh Quyen Bui, Quang Vu Duong, Thu Huong Ha, Thu Huong Ha, Trang Tran, Nhat Hoang Nguyen, Thuy Nguyen, Thu Pham, Thanh Nam Tong, Thanh Nam Tong, Undergraduate optom students, Dr Minh Anh Tran, OD, Optometry Department, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
Dutch | Gabi Steenbekkers BOptom, Myopia Management Specialist @ Procornea Nederland/ CooperVision Specialty Eyecare Division
Japanese | 吉岡奈由太 Dr Nayuta Yoshioka BOptom, FAAO, PhD Lecturer, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Swedish | Lovisa Fagerlund, Optometrist, MSc, FBCLA with support from Karim Makdoumi, Ophthalmologist, MD, PhD
Portuguese | Professor Edson Santos-Neto, MD, PhD, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo, Brazil
Hebrew | Oded Zvibach BOptom, Optometrist, Professional Services Manager and Training, Crystal Optic Industries, Israel
Russian | Professor Alexander Myagkov and team, Director of the Russian Academy of Medical Optics and Optometry, C уважением, Мягков Александр Владимирович, профессор, д.м.н. директор НОЧУ ДПО “Академия медицинской оптики и оптометрии.
Russian | Professor Irina Smirnova Yuryevna, MD, PhD, Director of the Siberian Paediatric Ophthalmological Society, С уважением, СЦПЛБ “Глазка” директор центра врач-офтальмолог к.м.н. Смирнова Ирина Юрьевна.
Italian | Maria Giulia Muzzi, Dip. Optom, FAAO, Occhio x Occhio, Ferrara, Italy. Reviewer: Montani Giancarlo, Dip. Optom, FIACLE, FBCLA, Corso di Ottica e Optometria, Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica “Ennio De Giorgi”, Università del Salento, Monopoli, Italy

Supported by the International Myopia Institute.

The publication costs of the International Myopia Institute reports were supported by donations from the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Carl Zeiss Vision, CooperVision, Essilor, Alcon, and Vision Impact Institute.

Disclosure: S. Resnikoff, Brien Holden Vision Institute (C); J.B. Jonas,P;D. Friedman, None; M. He, None; M. Jong, None; J.J.Nichols, None; K. Ohno-Matsui, Novartis (F), Bayer (F), Santen (F), Senju (F); E.L. Smith III, Brien Holden Vision Institute (F), Tree House Eyes (C), SightGlass Vision (C), P; C.F. Wildsoet,P; H.R. Taylor, None; J.S. Wolffsohn, Alcon (F), Allergan (F), Aston EyeTech (F), Bausch & Lomb (F), BetterVision Ltd (F), Cooper-Vision (F, C), Eaglet Eye (F), European Union (F), Eyebag (F), EMPharma (F), EyeDocs (F), Gelflex (F), Innovate UK (F), Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (F, C, R), Lenstec (F), Medmont (F), Rayner (F), Tearlab (F), Th´ea (F), Optimec (F), Visioncare Research (F, C), Aston EyeTech (I), Atiya Vision (C), British Contact LensAssociation (C), University of Houston (C), Shire (C), Santen (C, R), RB (C), Santen (R), P; T.Y. Wong, Allergan (C), Bayer (C), Genentech (C), Novartis (C), Roche (C)

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