Myopia Management: Developing Myopia as a Practice Specialty

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Myopia is not a new vision condition, but the growing awareness of the eye health risks associated with this common ophthalmic disorder, especially among eye-care professionals, is a somewhat contemporary phenomenon. Indeed, myopia is the most common ophthalmic condition in the world, with an estimated 34 percent of the world’s population, or roughly 2.62 billion people, affected by this condition, according to recent research. This increasing awareness, while beneficial to global eye health and vision, of course, also has begun to open up fresh practice-building opportunities for ODs. A specialty such as myopia management can open up or even deepen relationships with patients and families in a local or regional practice area. Read More