Thursday, May 16th - Pre-Conference Session

Myopia Management Symposium
(Pre-Conference Session)

(3.5 CE Hours Pending Approval)

Moderator:  Dr Langis Michaud optométriste, M.Sc. FAAO (Dipl)

2:00 pm - 2:25 pm

What Do You Need In Your Practice To Manage Myopia Successfully?  

Andrew Morgenstern, OD

A real-life scenario lecture where we explore the basic information practitioners need to understand about myopia control. Discussion will also include what kind of instrumentation, setting, staff training, documents, parents’ information, etc. practitioners need to start/upgrade their myopia control clinic.  

2:25 pm - 3:15 pm

The Montreal Experience: A Look At What Is Working, What Is Not Working, For Whom and When?

Dr Langis Michaud optométriste, M.Sc. FAAO (Dipl)

This is a retrospective analysis of the 650 charts of patients enrolled and followed at Université de Montréal for the last 5 years. Data includes success rate by gender (M/F), ethnical background (Asian/Caucasian), methods (OK, soft, multifocal, atropine) and myopia level (low-moderate-severe). Lessons learned from these experiences and how to improve our myopia management based on these findings will be discussed.

3:15 pm - 4:05 pm

My Best Cases: A Myopia Control Grand Round

Dr Langis Michaud optométriste, M.Sc. FAAO (Dipl) and Andrew Morgenstern, OD

Each speaker will briefly present reports of their best cases and will explore how we can manage the most challenging patients.

4:05 pm - 4:55 pm

The Business of Myopia Control Business

Alan Glazier, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres in the Exhibit Hall