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Myopia Control - Set to Transform Optometry?

Date: 20/05/2019

Venue: The Fraser Suites, 10 Adelaide Tce, Perth, WA, 6004

Provider: Joe Tanner (Coopervision)

Contact: Joe Tanner, [E] jtanner@au.coopervision.com, [P] 0457 800468

Learning Objectives

  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand the relative efficacy of the principal myopia management options. (KG-1)
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand the main risk factors for the development of myopia in children. (KG-1)
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand that there is no safe level of myopia and that strategies to minimise onset and progression are vital. (KG-1)
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand the lifetime risks of visual impairment and how these risks increases with axial length. (JT)
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand the principles of dual-focus optics and the efficacy of the MiSight 1 day contact lens for myopia management. (JT)
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the various myopia control options for different patient types.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to understand how to use online and other tools to educate parents and children about myopia as a risk factor for visual impairment.

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Myopia Management in 2019
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
MiSight 1 day contact lenses
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
Yes
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Incorporating and developing myopia control within the practice
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Myopia Management in 2019Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
MiSight 1 day contact lensesFace to Face with AssessmentNoYes1.50
Incorporating and developing myopia control within the practiceFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.50