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Myopia Control with Soft Contact Lenses

Available from: 14/12/2018

Where to publish: and

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the risk factors for visual impairment associated with myopia.
  • Recognise the benefits of contact lens wear in children and teenagers.
  • List the current optical and pharmacology methods available to eye care practitioners for myopia control.
  • Describe the proposed mechanism(s) of action for the myopia control effect of soft contact lenses designed to reduce myopia progression.
  • Summarise the relevant clinical factors which determine the success of fitting soft contact lenses for myopia control.
  • Compare the relevant efficacy of different methods of myopia control.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Myopia Control with Soft Contact Lenses
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Myopia Control with Soft Contact LensesIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo2.00

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