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The Myopia Exchange Podcasts

Kate discusses the latest myopia research and clinical techniques with experts from around the world.

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What MiSight FDA approval means to eye care practitioners – with Prof Lyndon Jones & Prof Debbie Jones

By Kate Gifford | November 22, 2019

Podcast summary: Lyndon and Debbie Jones from the Centre for Ocular Research and Education and University of Waterloo, Canada, highlight the impact that FDA approval for CooperVision MiSight myopia control contact lens has for eye care practice in the US, …

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Atropine 0.01% for myopia management – with Prof James Loughman

By Kate Gifford | November 15, 2019

Podcast summary: Professor James Loughman from Technological University Dublin, and the Centre for Eye Research Ireland, challenges us to think differently about low dose atropine. What are we actually getting in the bottle? How should we approach atropine usage in …

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IMI definitions report paper with Prof Ian Flitcroft

By Kate Gifford | March 5, 2019

Podcast summary: The International Myopia Institute (IMI) white paper reports are a landmark, peer consensus publication authored by over 80 leading academics across the world. Published on 28 February in high ranking journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, the seven …

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Progressive vs bifocal spectacles – which is best?

By Kate Gifford | June 26, 2018

Podcast summary: Are progressive addition lenses and bifocals created equal for myopia control? How should we pick which lens type to prescribe, and what’s on the horizon for our non-contact lens wearing young myopes? Progressive addition lens (PAL) studies for …

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