Controlling Myopia Progression in Your Practice
There has been anecdotal evidence for overnight contact lens wear slowing down myopia progression since the age of PMMA lenses in the 1960s, but it has only been in the last 15 years that rigorous trials establishing the efficacy of myopia control have emerged.
Now the field is thriving, as Dr. Glazier and his new website myopiainstitute.com can attest. This is an exciting time to become involved in myopia control, as rates of near-sightedness are on the rise across the globe especially in Asian cultures, where prevalence can exceed 90% in urban millennials.
Even if specialty contact lens fits aren’t your strong suit, this exciting area represents a unique niche in which to set yourself apart in the eyes of your patients.
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