Myopia

Myopia Management: Putting Theory into Practice

A huge body of literature supports the concept, but many ODs struggle to implement various interventions. Here are lessons learned from the research that can help you.
06/15/2024

Ease Yourself Into Myopia Management

While it’s true that going “all-in” on this new area of care can give you the most control over outcomes, novices can find ways to begin gradually and still see success.
03/15/2024

A Modern Tool to Assess Myopia Risk

The newly developed UH NEAR survey offers clinicians and researchers a practical way to gather data on health and lifestyle factors to personalize patient care.
11/15/2023

Lifestyle Changes and Challenges in Myopia Management

How to counsel patients on adopting good habits to survive growing up in the digital age, using evidence-based recommendations.
09/15/2023

Create and Define Success in Myopia Management

To succeed in this new area of optometric care, consider resolving the following issues to take the next step in handling these patients.
09/15/2023

Myopia Management: A 10-Step Plan for Success

What can seem overwhelming to start is broken down using practical advice and an outline to implement the most widespread form of control: corrective lenses.
09/15/2023

The Lowdown on Low-dose Atropine

It’s been proven effective, but the optimal concentration remains a matter of debate and sourcing from compounding pharmacies comes with concerns over quality and efficacy.
09/15/2023

Mechanisms of Myopia: What We Know & What We Wonder

With an increase in prevalence and severity, there is a growing interest in the pathophysiology of this condition.
01/15/2023

Tackling the Barriers of Myopia Management

Learn tips to be successful in discussing this topic with patients and their parents.
02/15/2022

Tackling the “Myopia or Glaucoma?” Question

As the prevalence of both increase, ODs will be on the front lines, relying on a growing set of tools to aid proper diagnosis and management.
01/15/2022

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July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Jade Coats, OD, and Neel Vaidya, MD, MPH
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August 14, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
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August 20, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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Presenters: Joshua Davidson, OD, and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
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