Review of Myopia Management: How and Why to Co-Manage Children for Myopia Management

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“Refer your patients to me for specialty care, and I will send them back to you for primary care and glasses,” said almost no optometrist ever. Unlike the symbiotic relationship between dentists and orthodontists, optometrists historically have not developed referral and co-management networks effectively for specialty eye care service. The ‘do-it-all’ approach adopted by most eye care professionals (ECPs) stems from concerns about losing patients or being seen as not clinically adept. In essence, co-management networks in optometry have seldom been used. Read More