AAO 2021
    Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus

    In this presentation from the AAO 2021 course "New Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Myopia: Update 2021," Dr. Michael Repka discusses the role of various treatments for preventing myopia or slowing its progression, as practiced in the United States. Dr. Repka reviews the following:

    • the use of low-dose atropine, including major studies such as Low-Concentration Atropine for Myopia Progression (LAMP)
    • optical options such as spectacles and contact lenses
    • orthokeratology
    • the advent of newer contact lens options
    • environmental or behavior changes, including time spent outdoors