The optometric management of childhood myopia

26 November 2019
Volume 20, Issue 4

This article reviews the evidence to support the optometric management of childhood myopia.

Myopia management strategies aim to reduce myopia onset and progression, minimising the long-term risk of developing myopia-associated ocular pathology. This article considers the preceding evidence to discuss risk factors for myopia development and methods for predicting myopia progression. It reviews the available optometric myopia management options for practitioners in the UK following recent publications of global and national guidance.

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