IMI 2021 Reports and Digest - Reflections on the Implications for Clinical Practice


The International Myopia Institute's (IMI) mission is to advance research, education, and management of myopia to decrease future vision impairment and blindness associated with increasing myopia. Its approach is to bring together scientists, clinicians, policymakers, government members, and educators into the field of myopia to stimulate collaboration and sharing of knowledge. The latest reports are on pathologic myopia, the impact of myopia, risk factors for myopia, accommodation and binocular vision in myopia development and progression, and the prevention of myopia and its progression. Together with the digest updating the 2019 International Myopia Institute white papers using the research published in the last 18 months, these evidence-based consensus white papers help to clarify the imperative for myopia control and the role of environmental modification initiatives, informing an evidence-based clinical approach. This guidance includes who to treat and when to start or stop treatment, and the advantages and limitations of different management approaches.

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Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG)
College of Health & Life Sciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Vision, Hearing and Language
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Accommodation,Myopia,Myopia control,Pathologic myopia,Refractive error,Ophthalmology,Sensory Systems,Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Publication ISSN: 1552-5783
Last Modified: 28 May 2024 07:23
Date Deposited: 11 May 2021 09:57
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PURE Output Type: Review article
Published Date: 2021-04-28
Accepted Date: 2021-04-28
Authors: Wolffsohn, James S (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4673-8927)
Jong, Monica
Smith, Earl L
Resnikoff, Serge R
Jonas, Jost B
Logan, Nicola S (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0538-9516)
Morgan, Ian
Sankaridurg, Padmaja
Ohno-Matsui, Kyoko

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