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Myopia Guidelines

The Brien Holden Vision Institute ‘Guidelines for Myopia Management’ is a free, easy-to-use, practical tool developed to assist the busy eye care professional manage patients with myopia.

The guidelines have been developed by researchers and clinicians at Brien Holden Vision Institute and Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Centre, China.

Incorporating the latest evidence-based knowledge, the guidelines remind practitioners of the different stages of assessment and treatment of myopes and will help inform diagnostic tests, risk assessment, appropriate myopia management options and scheduling follow-up visits and tests.

The guidelines have been developed by researchers and clinicians at Brien Holden Vision Institute and Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Centre, China.

The step-wise approach includes:

  • Initial consultation – procedures to include
  • Assessment of risk for onset and progression of myopia
  • Management strategy – factors to consider
  • Follow-up – frequency and procedures

They complement other practitioner resources available on this site, including the ‘Myopia Calculator’ and ‘Managing Education Program’.