Review of Myopia Management: How to Make Myopia Management Work in a Corporate Practice

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The prevalence of myopia and high myopia is increasing in the U.S. and globally at an alarming rate, with significant increases in the risks for vision impairment from pathologic conditions associated with high myopia, including retinal detachment, myopic macular degeneration, cataract and glaucoma. Myopia is now the most common ocular abnormality in the world, yet many patients, parents, and other key stakeholders do not understand the significance of myopia and particularly high myopia to potential ocular health issues later in life. Myopia is often considered benign because it is easily corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery. I recognized these alarming trends almost a decade ago and began taking steps to incorporate myopia management into my two sub-leased primary care practices located inside LensCrafters. Read More