• Myopia: Ask the Experts

    Myopia: Ask the Experts

    Speakers: Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD; Kate Gifford, PhD; Shalu Pal, OD; Jeffrey Walline, OD, PhD; Oliver Woo, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    Several treatments have been shown to slow myopia progression by a meaningful amount and a motivated clinician could expand his or her practice to incorporate myopia control.

  • Treatments Showdown: What Myopia Control Option Would You Choose?

    Treatments Showdown: What Myopia Control Option Would You Choose?

    Speakers: Jeffrey Walline, OD, PhD; Pauline Cho, PhD; Nicola Logan, PhD; Shalu Pal, OD; Andrew Pucker, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    This course will describe seven common cases of myopia control. After each case description, four practitioners will tell why their myopia control treatment would be the best option for the patient described. After all four presentations provided during each case, the audience will provide input about the option they believed would be best for the patient described. The end result will enable eye care practitioners to determine what they believe is the best myopia control treatment based on case scenarios.

  • Instrument Workshop: Fundamentals

    Instrument Workshop: Fundamentals

    Speakers: Debra Jones, BSc(Hons); Karen Walsh, BSc(Hons)
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    This workshop will use a multi-media, hands-on approach to review the types of instruments required to get started with myopia management, how they operate, and how they can be incorporated into clinical practice.

  • Clinical Exam Flow for Myopia Management: Overnight OrthoK

    Clinical Exam Flow for Myopia Management: Overnight OrthoK

    Speakers: Yue (Maria) Liu, OD; Sarah Singh, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    The workshop will go over the clinical exam flow specific for myopia management, including specialty testing and their preferred sequence and techniques during the initial consultation, fitting/dispensing, as well as each follow up visits.

  • Instrument Workshop: Multifunctional Instruments

    Instrument Workshop: Multifunctional Instruments

    Speakers: Debra Jones, BSc(Hons); Karen Walsh, BSc(Hons)
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    There is an increasing number of multifunctional instruments available for myopia management. Their usage and capabilities will be reviewed in this workshop session.

  • Clinical Exam Flow for Myopia Management: MFCL & Atropine Treatment

    Clinical Exam Flow for Myopia Management: MFCL & Atropine Treatment

    Speakers: Yue (Maria) Liu, OD; Sarah Singh, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2021
    The workshop will go over the clinical exam flow specific for MFCL and atropine treatment for myopia management, including specialty testing and their preferred sequence and techniques during the initial consultation, fitting/dispensing, as well as each follow up visits.

  • International Perspectives on Myopia Management

    International Perspectives on Myopia Management

    Speakers: Kate Gifford, PhD, Philip Cheng, PhD, Wen Juan Chui, PhD, Peter Hendicott, PhD, Langid Michaud, OD, Ashley Tucker, OD, Karin van Hees-Teuben
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2021
    This session will explore prescribing trends, practitioner approaches and the myopia management landscape with early adopter clinical optometrists representative of various world regions. The challenges and champions to adopting a standard of care for myopia management will be discussed, allowing a global audience to consider the barriers to overcome and support structures to utilize in their own practices.

  • Complex Myopia Cases from the UC Berkeley Myopia Control Clinic

    Complex Myopia Cases from the UC Berkeley Myopia Control Clinic

    Speakers: Sarah Singh, OD, PhD; Yue (Maria) Liu, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2021
    This course utilizes a Grand Rounds style format to explore complex cases from the UC Berkeley Myopia Control Clinic, which include the treatment and management of pre- myopia, combination treatments, orthokeratology washout, and long-term atropine use.

  • Prescribing Contact Lenses for Myopia Management: From Soft to Specialty GP Lens Designs

    Prescribing Contact Lenses for Myopia Management: From Soft to Specialty GP Lens Designs

    Speakers: Marissa Gomez, OD; Melanie Frogozo, OD
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2021
    This case driven, 1-hour course focuses on how to prescribe Contact Lenses for Myopia Management, from soft to specialty GP lens designs. It explains when to start fitting contact lens for myopia management, how to select patients and how to approach each modality. Combination treatment, follow-up, treatment discontinuation and risks of contact lens use in children is also discussed.

  • Updates and Controversies in Atropine Treatment for Myopia Control

    Updates and Controversies in Atropine Treatment for Myopia Control

    Speakers: Jennifer Qayum, OD; Christina Twardowski, OD
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2021
    We will review atropine treatment for myopia control, comparing recent publications to pioneer studies. We will explore the potential complications of treatment, strategies for improving compliance, and ways to implement myopia control into practice.

  • Myopia: Have We Got News for You!

    Myopia: Have We Got News for You!

    Speakers: Lyndon Jones, PhD; Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD; Nicola Logan, PhD; Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD; James Wolffsohn, MBA, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2021
    This course will summarize critically important findings of relevance to practitioners from several review papers published by the International Myopia Institute. It will specifically review the environment’s role in myopia progression, the relevance of accommodation and binocular vision to the development and progression of myopia and what methods exists to slow the progression of myopia from recent clinical studies.

  • The Business of Myopia: Preparing for Practice

    The Business of Myopia: Preparing for Practice

    Speakers: Shalu Pal, OD; Anita Gulmiri, OD; Brett O'Conner, OD; Bhavin Shah, BSc; Ashley Tucker, OD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    This course will be discuss the key concepts dealing with the equipment needed to get started in practice, the key skills and importance of communication, understanding the office flow, your staff involvement, and how to incorporate myopia management into the office and how to effectively market your specialty.

  • Orthokeratology for Myopia Management – Beyond GP Lens Fitting

    Orthokeratology for Myopia Management – Beyond GP Lens Fitting

    Speaker: Kevin Chan, OD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    Orthokeratology has shown great clinical success for myopia management. Yet, it is not without controversy or misunderstanding. This course is to provide practitioners evidence-based ortho-k resources and reshape the landscape of prescribing ortho-k in practice.

  • Myopia Management of the Astigmatic Patient

    Myopia Management of the Astigmatic Patient

    Speaker: Erin Tomiyama, OD & Kathryn Richdale, OD, PHD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    This course will provide in depth guidance on myopia control treatment options that can be used for the myopic astigmatic patient and guide practitioners on how to fit and manage these more complex cases.

  • Axial Length. Why & How: Incorporating Optical Biometry Into Your Myopia Management Clinic

    Axial Length. Why & How: Incorporating Optical Biometry Into Your Myopia Management Clinic

    Speaker: Cheryl Chapman, OD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    A review of axial length; understanding it’s relevance to progressive myopia and ocular disease, measurement techniques, and how to apply this information to managing myopia. This course will also provide an unbiased summary of the current/emerging instrumentation and technology available to eye care practitioners (ECPs).

  • Orthokeratology Fundamentals – Part 1

    Orthokeratology Fundamentals – Part 1

    Speaker: Paul Gifford, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    Orthokeratology (OK) occupies a unique position in the landscape of myopia management as the only treatment with enough volume of data for meta-analyses to indicate consistent efficacy of around 50% over two year studies. OK is an important option to both correct and control progressive childhood myopia.

  • Orthokeratology Fundamentals – Part 2

    Orthokeratology Fundamentals – Part 2

    Speaker: Paul Gifford, PhD
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    Orthokeratology (OK) occupies a unique position in the landscape of myopia management as the only treatment with enough volume of data for meta-analyses to indicate consistent efficacy of around 50% over two year studies. OK is an important option to both correct and control progressive childhood myopia.

  • Eye Length Matters in Myopia Management

    Eye Length Matters in Myopia Management

    Speaker: Philip Cheng
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2021
    A practical workshop session to share my clinical experience in measuring and using axial length data to manage myopia progression and to facilitate communication and maximise treatment outcomes.

  • MythBusters Myopia Part 5: Busting Through 2021

    MythBusters Myopia Part 5: Busting Through 2021

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD & Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: May 12, 2021
    Part 5 of 5-Part Myopia Series. Review past assumptions in myopia prevention and what current research reveals. Gain a better understanding of the current landscape of myopia and what to be watching for in new research as well as what to do today in practice.

  • MythBusters Myopia Part 4: Busting Beyond 2020

    MythBusters Myopia Part 4: Busting Beyond 2020

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD & Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: February 17, 2021
    Part 4 of 5-Part Myopia Series. Review past assumptions in myopia prevention and what current research reveals. Gain a better understanding of the current landscape of myopia and what to be watching for in new research as well as what to do today in practice.

  • Looking to the Future: Marketing Your Practice from the Inside Out

    Looking to the Future: Marketing Your Practice from the Inside Out

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2020
    Learn why marketing is important, and several key marketing techniques to connect directly with your patients. This fast-paced presentation will provide attendees with several marketing ideas to connect directly with their patients.

  • MythBusters Myopia Part 2: Myopia Management

    MythBusters Myopia Part 2: Myopia Management

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD & Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: April 30, 2020
    Part 2 of 5-Part Myopia Series. Review past assumptions in myopia prevention and what current research reveals. Gain a better understanding of the current landscape of myopia and what to be watching for in new research as well as what to do today in practice.

  • Looking to the Future: Opportunities to Create Practice Success

    Looking to the Future: Opportunities to Create Practice Success

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD
    Original Air Date: April 28, 2020
    Learn how to create practice success during challenging times. Review how to incorporate your team and develop processes that demonstrate excellence to patients. Upon completing, you will feel ready to move forward and create practice success even in challenging times.

  • MythBusters Myopia Part 1: Myopia Incidence Progression

    MythBusters Myopia Part 1: Myopia Incidence Progression

    Speakers: April Jasper, OD & Mark Bullimore, OD, PhD
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2020
    Part 1 of 5-Part Myopia Series. Review past assumptions in myopia prevention and what current research reveals. Gain a better understanding of the current landscape of myopia and what to be watching for in new research as well as what to do today in practice.