Myopia and You

Glasses options

Spectacle lens options are often the first choice for the younger patient, or the only choice for a child not suitable for contact lens wear. This section of the infographic provides prescribing selection based on evidence of efficacy based on binocular vision status.

Contact lens option

Specific considerations in fitting myopia controlling contact lenses include safety, astigmatism, level of myopia and binocular vision status. Even if you don’t have access to all of these options in your country or practice, you’ll find a management pathway in this infographic.

Gauging success

Myopia management is a long term process – how do you know it’s working? This section of the infographic elegantly summarises the average amount of myopia progression we’d expect to measure each year, by age, if employing no myopia management strategy (0% efficacy), multifocal spectacles (around 33% efficacy) or multifocal contact lenses including OrthoK (50% efficacy). Atropine is not included as its efficacy appears to be dose-dependent.

A world first, evidence based decision making tool, this engaging infographic provides guidance on selecting the right treatment for your young myopic patient. It includes info on spectacle lens, soft multifocal, OrthoK and atropine options; binocular vision and specific contact lens considerations; and even gauging success.

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