Myopic Adult Risks to kids

Talking to a myopic adult about risks for their children

Adults with myopia may not understand that they have more than just a problem seeing clearly. We discuss genetic risk in glaucoma and macular degeneration – are you doing the same for myopia? How can we talk to myopic adults about risks for their children and support them to take action?

Considering The Individual In Myopia Control

Considering the individual in myopia management

How can you improve your success and strategies in myopia management? Considering the individual’s family situation and risk factors is key to providing the ideal solution that will ensure suitability and compliance.

How can we promote safety in orthokeratology?

Many orthokeratology-related adverse events are due to poor compliance and hygiene processes. This case demonstrates the importance of patient discussion and provides guidance on key steps to promote safety in orthokeratology wear.

Communicating with parents who insist on undercorrection

The majority of parents are unaware of the importance of myopia intervention. What can we do when parents insist on myopia undercorrection for their child? In this case we cover the communication approaches, and also consider the parents’ point of view to achieve the best possible outcomes for their child, as our patient.

Contact lens fitting for an anxious child

Does contact lens fitting for an anxious child with ADHD seem impossible? Here is an inspiring case that saw success at the end – we add guidelines on clinical approaches with children to reduce anxiety.

Getting parents onboard with orthokeratology

How do you get parents onboard with orthokeratology when they are unsure of childhood contact lens wear capability, benefits or safety? In this case, one parent was receptive to this recommendation but the other parent was not. Read more on the steps to take to support your clinical communication, including further reading and resources to help.

how to use growth chart

How to Use Axial Length Growth Charts

Growth charts are commonly used in childhood health and are easily understood by parents. When applied to myopia management, axial length growth charts can allow individualized decisions on treatment strategy and efficacy. What charts are available now and how can you use them in practice? Here we explain how to use axial length growth charts from initial diagnosis to treatment strategy and long term monitoring.

Enhancing Near Vision With MiSight 1 day

MiSight 1 day is a dual focus optical design. Does this affect children’s near vision? What can be done to manage any issues with near vision as noticed by wearers? Read more about expectations and adaptation.