Clinical Leader Case Study: From pre-myopia through to myopia control with contact lenses

Myopia management starts with identifying pre-myopes and commencing the discussion with parents, so that future myopia control strategies can be successfully recommended. In our Clinical Leader Case Study format, read how Indie Grewal approached parent communication to smooth the way for eventual myopia control contact lens fitting.

Adult-onset myopia: measurement and management

Myopia which onsets in childhood usually stabilizes in the early twenties. How should we manage adult-onset myopia and progression? This case investigates factors, diagnostic measurements and management of adult-onset myopia.

Managing the adult progressing myope with diabetes

This case discusses how blood glucose levels can influence refractive error, and details a fascinating case of a young adult who has been aphakic from childhood. Despite a highly hyperopic refraction, she is diagnosed with axial myopia. Does she need myopia control?

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.

When myopia management is not working after COVID-19 home confinement

During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments imposed home confinement and school-based learning was the normal. Has this caused more myopia? In this clinical case, the unique environment of lockdown is explored in view of myopia management outcomes.

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.