Dr. Jason E. Compton graduated from the SUNY College of Optometry and completed his residency at the Wilmington Delaware VA Medical Center. Dr. Compton owns three private practices in the New York City area and serves as Assistant Adjunct Faculty … Continue reading
The role of biometry in myopia management
Eye care professionals must be aware of the role of biometry in managing myopia. In this issue of Contact Lens Update, Debbie Jones gives an overview of the many instruments available for optical biometry; Marielle Reidy discusses a study assessing the potential of ocular biometrics and uncorrected visual acuity for detecting myopia; Gareth Lingham shares the results of his study assessing the performance of a machine learning-based algorithm in estimating axial length; and finally, Jason Compton provides a practitioner resource outlining the benefits of optical biometry over A-scan ultrasound.