Journal article

Highlights from the 2019 International Myopia Summit on 'controversies in myopia'

Chee Wai Wong, Li Lian Foo, Priya Morjaria, Ian Morgan, Andreas Mueller, Amanda Davis, Drew Keys, Mingguang He, Padmaja Sankaridurg, Jian Feng Zhu, Peter Hendicott, Donald Tan, Seang-Mei Saw, Ching Yu Cheng, Ecosse Luc Lamoureux, Jonathan G Crowston, Chui Ming Gemmy Cheung, Chelvin Sng, Cordelia Chan, Doric Wong Show all

BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

Myopia is an emerging public health issue with potentially significant economic and social impact, especially in East Asia. However, many uncertainties about myopia and its clinical management remain. The International Myopia Summit workgroup was convened by the Singapore Eye Research Institute, the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness in 2019. The aim of this workgroup was to summarise available evidence, identify gaps or unmet needs and provide consensus on future directions for clinical research in myopia. In this review, among the many 'controversies in myopia' discussed, we highlight three main areas of consensus. First..

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