Multimedia Articles & Videos
The World Council of Optometry’s Myopia Management Multimedia Resource Center is an online platform aimed at providing optometrists and eye care professionals with the most current and comprehensive information, tools, and resources for mitigating, measuring and managing myopia in their patients. This resource is designed to support practitioners in your efforts to stay informed and implement myopia management as the standard of care in practice.
FEBRUARY 2023 VIRTUAL EVENT
We had eye care professionals from more than 80 different countries tune in to our virtual event! If you were not able to join us, feel free to take a look at the video recordings below to gain insights into myopia management from leading practitioners from around the world.
By Dr. Kai-yip Choi BSc (Hons) Optom, PhD, FAAO, Hong Kong & Prof. Seang-Mei Saw MBBS, MPH, PhD, FAMS, Singapore
The myopia epidemic has been sweeping the world in recent years, particularly in Southeast Asia…
By Dr. Foo Li Lian, Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School; Consultant Ophthalmologist, Singapore National Eye Centre; MD, MMed (Ophth), FRCOphth, BEng (1st class honors)
With ever increasing prevalence of high myopia amongst the young, it is now a global concern due to the latent risk of sight-threatening complications such as retinal detachment…
By Yasmin Whayeb BSc (Hons) MCOptom, United Kingdom
Surveys conducted by Wolffsohn et al. in 2015 and 2019 showed the increasing myopia prevalence to cause a high level of concern amongst eye care practitioners…
By Indie Grewal BSc (Hons) MCOptom DipTp (IP) Prof Cert Glau FBDO FBCLA, United Kingdom
Children are likely to be in a myopia management treatment plan for a number of years – what might make sense at first, may need regular and constant review…
By Dr. Jessica Haynes OD, FAAO, FORS, Dipl ABO, United States
Learn how myopia related signs and pathologies may change over a lifetime…
By Dr. Kyle Klute OD, United States
We all hear and know the risks of high myopia. We read about risks of myopia in the literature and hear cases reported at conferences. But when those risks become reality…
Presented by Sara McCullough, Nicola Logan & Carmen Abesamis-Dichoso
Learn how to recognize risks of developing myopia in children based on presenting refractive status, axial length, and family history and to implement a clinical management protocol.
Presented by Philip Cheng, Wen Juan Chui & Ariolfo Vazquez
Hear how current leading practitioners in the field of myopia management choose a myopia management strategy for their patients.
Presented by Thomas Aller
Learn about tools and strategies for monitoring the myopia progression of your patients, assessing the effectiveness of their treatments and modifying their treatments to maximize their effectiveness.
Prepared by the World Council of Optometry Myopia Management Resource Committee 2023.
The World Council of Optometry Myopia Management Standard of Care initiative is a collaborative partnership between World Council of Optometry and CooperVision.
When to wear it
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.