The prevalence of pediatric myopia is growing at an alarming rate worldwide, according to epidemiological research. To view these numbers grouped by country and percentage, download our research brief.
Control of pediatric myopia
The prevalence of pediatric myopia is growing at an alarming rate worldwide. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Paul Gifford provides an overview of myopia control from a clinical perspective; Debbie Jones summarizes the results of a global survey designed to learn more about trends in myopia management (Wolffson et al. 2016), and we provide an overview of the FDA’s September 2016 Workshop on Myopia Control. Download our research brief illustrating the prevalence of pediatric myopia worldwide.