Proactively Managing Myopia

Proactively Managing Myopia

September 23, 2020, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Sands Convention Center - TBD
Language:
English

Myopia is an old condition, but a new disease. As we evaluate our perceptions around Myopia most eyecare providers see is as our bread and butter refractive error and the very reason that we contemplated eyecare, but things are changing. The prevalence of myopia has soared by 66 in the United States from where it was in the 1970s. We also know that a child who acquires myopia before 8 years old is 6.6X more likely to get high myopia. And patients who have high myopia are 40X times more likely to get retinal detachments and 120X more likely to get maculopathies. But even more concerning is the 2-3X risk of developing glaucoma, retinal detachments and macular conditions for patients who have small amount of myopia. We have to come up with solutions for our patients in order to reduce the global diseases that myopia is bringing on. This course approaches our simplified methods of instituting myopia management into your office so that you can take the management of myopia in your practice from Good to Great.

Speakers

  • Dave Kading

    Speaker

    OD, FAAO

    Kading Consulting

    Dave Kading has been recognized in optometry as one of the top 50 influencers of all time, as one of the top 250 innovators, and listed as one of the...

Accreditations

  1. ABO No
  2. AOA Paraoptometric Commission No
  3. COPE Yes
  4. Florida State Board of Opticianry No
  5. Florida State Board of Opticianry – Technical No
  6. Florida State Board of Optometry Yes
  7. NCLE No
  8. New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Advanced No
  9. New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Basic No
  10. New York State Opticians-Contact Lenses-Intermediate No
  11. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Advanced No
  12. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Basic No
  13. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Intermediate No
  14. Orals No
  15. TQ-CEE No
  16. Therapeutic No

Categories

  1. Track
    Contact Lens
    Myopia Track
  2. Type of Session Course