What you will learn
Gain contemporary skills and knowledge.
Myopia is a potentially sight-threatening condition, and rates are on the rise around the world. However, there's an emerging evidence base relating to interventions that can potentially slow down myopia progression in childhood.
This two-day, interactive short course is ideal for optometrists who want to further their expertise in this practice area and gain practical insights into contemporary myopia management and interventions, including orthokeratology.
This course provides 36 continuing professional development (CPD) points (including 18 therapeutic points).
Examine myopia practice in Australia and around the world
Develop the skills to navigate the scientific literature, as relevant to myopia, and examine clinical case studies. Explore the global picture of myopia, including the epidemiology and public health implications, as well as the landscape of myopia practice in Australia.
Gain evidence-based approaches to diagnosis and management
Review evidence-based approaches to myopia diagnosis and management and how to discuss childhood myopia management with adult caregivers. Gain a deeper understanding of the clinical evidence for myopia management, including interventions such as spectacles, contact lenses and pharmaceutical agents.
Explore orthokeratology practice and interventions
Receive expert insights into orthokeratology practice and interventions. Explore topics including the fundamentals of ortho-k, corneal topography, patient selection, ortho-k lens fitting, day 1 examination and review/aftercare.
Apply knowledge to your own clinical practice and gain CPD points
By integrating clinical cases with the research literature, this course gives you practical take-home messages that you can immediately apply within your own clinical practice.
To take Myopia Management Masterclass as a stand-alone course, you'll pay the normal price.
Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.
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