Myopia is becoming a global public health burden with its increasing prevalence in both developing and developed countries. Recent publications and researches have changed the management and perspective of childhood myopia.
This lecture will focus on treatment modalities with special emphasis on pharmacologic therapy of progressive myopia. Recent clinical trials aiming for retarding myopia progression have shown promising results. This lecture will also highlight recent findings on preventive and early interventional measures to retard myopia, and novel treatments for progression of myopia.
Lecturer: Dr. Neelam Pawar, Ophthalmologist from Aravind Eye Hospital, India