SYDNEY—The International Myopia Institute (IMI) has announced the release of the second volume of the 2021 IMI White Papers Clinical Summaries in English and up to 12 other languages including Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Spanish, French, Russian, German and Dutch. In addition, the IMI has released a yearly digest in a special issue of the peer-reviewed Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS) journal. These IMI clinical summaries make the IMI’s evidence-based information in myopia management accessible to ECPs around the world in easy-to-understand language, and are one page in length each. More than 134 world-leading experts in the field of myopia contributed to these white papers.

The IMI White Papers are among the top 2 percent of cited work, driving discussion, informing policy, and progressively advancing research, patient management and education in myopia to prevent future vision impairment and blindness associated with increasing myopia, the IMI said in a statement.

IMI executive director, Monica Jong, PHD, BOPTOM, said, “We are excited to continue to bring the latest, evidence-based information directly to all ECPs across the world, by making this information easily understandable and accessible, through working with our incredible task force leaders and teams, translators and industry supporters.”

The IMI white papers volume one and two and the latest clinical summaries are now available online at