Myopia Management:
Advancing the Standard of Care
16 February 2023

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and CooperVision are coming together  to address the growing concerns around myopia and the need to understand, detect, prevent and treat myopia in children. 

In February 2023, experts in the field of myopia management will come together and share their insights into standards of care for myopia management and how they incorporate aspects of myopia management, such as mitigation, measurement and management, into their practices.

Our Speakers

WCO President Peter Hendicott, DipAppSc (Optom), MAppSc, PhD,
Dr. Kai-yip Choi, BSc (Hons) Optom, PhD, FAAO
Prof. Saeng-Mei Saw, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FAMS
Dr. Foo Li Lian
Elizabeth Lumb BSc (Hons) MCOptom FBCLA
Yasmin Whayeb, BSc (Hons) MCOptom
Indie Grewal BSc (Hons) MCOptom DipTp (IP) Prof Cert Glau FBDO FBCLA
WCO President-Elect Dr. Sandra S. Block, O.D., M. Ed., MPH, FAAO, FCOVD
Jessica Haynes, OD, FAAO, FORS, Dipl ABO
Kyle Klute, OD,


YouTube Translation Instructions

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.