Myopia

Essential reading

Myopia is a global problem. By 2050, it is predicted that half the world’s population will have myopia, a fifth of whom will be at high risk of sight threatening ocular pathology as a result.

In June 2018, the College brought together clinicians, researchers and lead organisations across eye health, to consider the current evidence on childhood and adult myopia control/management.

June 2018, we held a roundtable event with researchers and clinicians in the field to consider the current evidence on childhood and adult myopia management (previously known as myopia control).

More on myopia

Here we summarise three research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

A framework for delivering eye care to children in special schools aims to help those who often seek treatment the least, writes Anna Scott.

Adrian O’Dowd asks if the growing use of topography in community optometry will lead to wavefront analysis gaining traction as a complementary tool.

This article reviews the evidence for the protective effect of daylight on myopia.

Welcome back to the UK’s leading optometry event!

Heart attacks transiently increase in number when the clocks go forward. Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma can interfere with the body’s sleep-wake cycles. Becky McCall examines the relationship between the eye and sleep.

Here we summarise three research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

This article familiarises optometrists with the universal way of reporting refractive surgery clinical outcomes, covering the four main areas of accuracy, efficacy, safety and stability.

This article supports eye care practitioners to consider myopia management options, so they can apply evidence-based practice to their advice, in consultation with the patient, in selecting the most appropriate management plan.

Find out what our Clinical Adviser has to say about a study published by the University of Hong Kong linking COVID-19 restrictions, screen time and myopia in children.

The clinical figures that count.