#MyopiaChat | FEBRUARY: Communicating myopia to parents

Welcome to the second question of 5 over the next 5 months as part of the #MyopiaChat: 1 big UK conversation in 2022.

If you are a UK practitioner, we would love you to have your say. Every comment will be harvested and put into a document presented to Government in June as part of a request for a UK Myopia Strategy.

How to join in

  • This month’s question is below
  • Below that: a few comments from practitioners to get you thinking
  • Then a list of ways for you to have your say (max 50 words please!)
  • Keep your eye out for next month’s question. The 5 questions (Jan-May) are HERE
2. FEBRUARY: Communicating myopia to parents

– Where does it need to come from? What support do we need from manufacturers and our professional bodies? Morally vs legally, where do we stand?

#MyopiaChat: What ECP’s have said about MYOPIA KNOWLEDGE GAPS recently
These comments were sparked by BBC coverage about Myopia that failed to mention myopia management devices or reduction treatments / advice:

Question: Communicating myopia to parents

– Where does it need to come from? What support do we need from manufacturers and our professional bodies? Morally vs legally, where do we stand?


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