Discussion workshop: Myopia management and the role of the dispensing optician
This discussion workshop will ask delegates to discuss what the role of the dispensing optician is, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, in relation to the field of myopia management. Areas for discussion will include identification of risk factors, offering informed choice and undertaking consent, and factors to consider when dispensing spectacles for myopia management.
Practitioners will identify the importance of providing evidence-based advice to patients at risk of developing or progressing with myopia
Practitioners will recognise the need for informed consent when dispensing spectacles for myopia management
Practitioners will recognise the factors that need to be considered when dispensing spectacles for myopia management.