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Myopia MythBusters Down Under

Date: Tue 26/05/2020 - Tue 26/05/2020

Provider: CooperVision ANZ

Optometrist Credits: 1 General Credit

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Myopia management is one of the most closely followed areas of practice in recent years. Given the lifetime risks of uncorrectable vision impairment associated with myopia, strategies to minimise the final level of myopia and, specifically, the axial elongation of the eye, are of importance. An evidence-based approach is essential given the limited opportunity to significantly reduce lifetime risk during the years of childhood. The educational objectives are to show an understanding of the:
• factors that are associated, and not associated, with myopia onset and progression;
• risks and benefits of myopia management;
• effectiveness of myopia management strategies.

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