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Harnessing Axial Growth with Atropine

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E] nikki@mivision.com.au, [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the significance of eye disease burden with the increase in incidence and prevalence world wide of myopia and high myopia
  • To understand the normal eye growth in children leading to myopia
  • To understand historically the introduction of Atropine as treatment option for myopia progression
  • To gain insight to the early studies (ATOM) which provide the foundations of dose and treatment regime in retardation of myopia progression in children
  • To be able to treat the appropriate children with Atropine 0.01% in the clinical setting with safe monitoring
  • To gain understanding to the safety issues with different doses and combination therapy

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
Harnessing Axial Growth with Atropine
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00