How myopic dioptres are like IOP

Higher IOP dioptres means more risk of pathology and vision impairment, but it’s not guaranteed for an individual, Read more here…

The ‘why’ of myopia control

It is commonly understood that myopia prevalence is growing globally. By 2050, it is predicted that half of the world’s population – five billion people – will be myopic, with nearly one billion at risk of myopia related ocular pathology. The late Brien Holden was a champion of ensuring myopia is placed on the world health agenda – high myopia is strongly linked to higher risk of cataract, retinal detachment and myopic maculopathy, and increasing rates of vision impairment and blindness due to the latter are already evident in Asian countries.

My journey into myopia control

This blog retraces my personal journey into myopia control and explains why I believe that this is the most important development for optometry that has taken place during my career.