Myopia Management for Your Practice

This site, jointly developed by the World Council of Optometry and CooperVision, provides resources and approaches to enable optometrists regardless of geographic location to apply a standard of care to manage myopia.

By embracing a standard of care and collectively sharing our knowledge and experience, the optometric profession can have a positive impact in addressing myopia as a public health issue.

Why a Global Standard of Care Is Crucial

Learn more about the important reasons for establishing a global myopia management standard of care.

Soft Dual Focus or Multifocal Contact Lenses

Spectacle Lenses for Myopia Control



When to wear it

Children who are physically active
Ideal for very young wearers
Children disliking glasses and/or inclined to not wearing them full-time


Shown to improve confidence and ability to participate in activities.

Typically more availability for astigmats.

No wearing time during waking hours.

Optical correction is still needed.

* Excluding children frequently engaged in water sports.