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MyPath Myopia is your direct route to success in the management of myopia. It's one place for the educational resources and tools you need to move your myopia practice forward. Explore the content below, and when you're ready, we'll help you become MyPath Myopia accredited to help further your goals in the management of myopia.

  • Preparing The Practice
  • Executing the Consultation
  • Practice Management
  • Practice Mindset
  • Practice Education
  • Plan the Consultation

Practice Mindset

Make a strategic decision to actively and aggressively pursue the management of myopia, then actively incorporate it in the current practice flow. Consider the Management of Myopia a "new standard of care", as outlined by several global optometric and ophthalmologic organizations (see their most recent published guidelines below).

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Practice Education

Educate the entire staff - from reception to techs to staff ECPs - on the critical importance of actively managing myopia in the practice. Ensure everyone is aligned with the practice's approach, including selection of candidates, interventions to be utilized, and the discussion of risks and benefits.

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Plan the Consultation

Plan and prepare for interactions with parents and patients. Do not 'wing it.' Standardize the consultation, including when it takes place, how to discuss different management options and presentation of fees.

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Patient Selection and Risk Assessment

Learn how to identify candidates based on risk assessment. Consider pre-myopia (predisposition based on genetics, individual characteristics).

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Prescribe the Appropriate Intervention

Explore four areas of evidenced-based interventions - Atropine, Ortho-K, Spectacles and Soft Contact Lenses. Review risks and benefits, and what success looks like, including management of expectations.

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Education of Parent and Patient

Learn more about how to talk to parents and patients about myopia and their individualized interventions, including efficacy and the importance of environment and lifestyle.

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Identification of Treatment Utilized

Identify specific products to utilize in the management of myopia, with a review of investigator perspectives and clinical evidence.

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Customizing Visit and Fee Structure

Explore visit flow and revenue objectives. Consider the number of visits and progress checks, and possibility of creating a package to simplify the journey for parents and patients.

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Equipment/Support Needed to Measure Patient Success

Learn more about perspectives on whether to measure axial length as part of the standard of care for the management of myopia.

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