Virtual EYE2EYE Series: Proactively Managing the Childhood Myopia Pandemic

September 6, 2021

The growing prevalence of childhood myopia mandates that eye care practitioners have a thorough understanding of managing myopia proactively. This panel discussion covers available and future interventions for controlling myopia progression, evidence supporting their use in clinical practice, and current preferred practice guidelines. Specific questions to be addressed include: Who to treat? When to treat? How to treat? When to taper/stop? What to communicate to parents children?

Recorded during the 2021 Virtual EYE2EYE Series on 25 August, 2021.

Panellists
Dr Monica Jong PhD, BOptom
Executive Director IMI 2015 to 2021
Assistant Professor University of Canberra, Australia

Dr Jennifer S. Harthan OD, FAAO, FSLS
Chief, Cornea Center for Clinical Excellence
Illinois College of Optometry
Illinois Eye Institute

Chair
Dwight Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA
Chief Medical Editor, Review of Myopia Management
International Myopia Institute Ambassador

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