DISCUSSION WORKSHOP

3 CPD

Mastering myopia management

About the session

CPD ref: C-108318

Description

This session will use case scenarios as discussion points to highlight the options available for myopia management, how you might select the most appropriate option for the individual child and how you would measure success of a myopia management strategy. This session will be of benefit to colleagues wanting to start out in myopia management while also providing up to date evidence-based content for others who currently offer myopia management in their practice.

Target audience

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing optician
  • Contact lens optician.

Domains and learning outcomes

Clinical practice

s.5 Keep your knowledge and skills up to date.

  • Understands the current evidence base for myopia management and the best ways to assess the most appropriate intervention for a child with myopia.

Communication

s.1 Listen to patients and ensure they are at the heart of decisions made about their care.

  • Able to discuss the most appropriate intervention for myopia management with parent and child that is appropriate for their lifestyle.

s.3 Obtain valid consent.

  • Able to ensure that the parents and children understand their options for myopia control and consent to its use.

Speaker

Professor Nicola Logan BSc PhD MCOptom

Nicola Logan is a Professor of Optometry and Director of Research for the Optometry and Vision Science Research Group, School of Optometry, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

Nicola‚Äôs research interests are the epidemiology of refractive error, mechanisms underlying the development of myopia and myopia control. Her current research projects include clinical trials in myopia control and risk factors for progression of myopia in children. 

Nicola leads an active myopia clinic at Aston University, and she collaborates with other researchers as part of the Myopia Consortium UK and internationally as a taskforce chair for The International Myopia Institute.