The myopia epidemic

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Martin and Daniel bring you another College podcast, in which Martin talks to Professor Chris Hammond, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Kings College London and St Thomas' hospital, and Professor Kathryn Saunders FCOptom, Professor of Optometry and Vision Science at Ulster University, about all things myopia. They discuss current evidence and how patients can be guided through their treatment options.

A patient leaflet on myopia is available for College members to order at www.college-optometrists.org/order.

Read more about The Northern Ireland Childhood Errors of Refraction (NICER) study, which investigated refractive development in childhood and early adulthood at www.college-optometrists.org/NICER.

Join us at our annual conference, www.optometrytomorrow.org.

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