Latest Research: IMC2019, Part 1 – Accommodating for Myopia Accomplishments

I’m delighted to bring you some of the many highlights from the biannual International Myopia Conference! In its 17th iteration, it was held from September 12-15 in Tokyo, Japan. Over this four-part news update, I’ll summarise some of the more clinically-focused updates in what is traditionally a heavily research orientated conference. The International Myopia Institute Update There was a special …

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IMI – Clinical Management Guidelines Supplementary Digital Content

The landmark International Myopia Institute (IMI) White paper reports were published on 28 February 2019. As lead author on the Clinical Management Guidelines paper, I was thrilled to see the work of my 13 co-authors and I shared with a keen clinician audience worldwide. It was drawn to my attention, though, that the promised Supplementary Digital Content had not been …

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IMI definitions report paper with Prof Ian Flitcroft

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 papers detail Definitions of myopia, genetics, experimental models, interventions for controlling myopia onset and progression, clinical trial standards and instrumentation …

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