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Myopia Management Academy 2021

Dr. Maria Liu and Dr. Sarah Singh offer their signature CE series on myopia management. These popular virtual lectures integrate recent research findings into patient care.

To effectively integrate the principles of myopia management, this course utilizes several typical cases of progressive myopia to illustrate the key components in clinical decision-making for the target patient population. Practitioners are able to get comfortable in proactively managing myopic children using an evidence-based approach.

Dates

September 8 & 9, 2021
Registration for this program is currently CLOSED.

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Speakers & Topics

Maria Liu, OD, PhD

Associate Professor
Clinical Optometry and Vision Science
UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Sarah Singh, OD, Phd

Assistant Clinical Professor
UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Interested in knowing how to manage atypical cases in myopia management? This interactive grand round covers the following interesting cases:[margin space="25"]
  • Pre-myopia
  • Moderate myopia with low astigmatism
  • Super-high myopia with early retinal changes
  • Progressive myopia with high astigmatism
  • Early-onset myopia (lacking motivation for CL)
  • Combination treatment of optical & LDA
  • OrthoK washout considerations
  • Tapering long-term atropine eyedrops in myopia control
  • Managing congenital (very early-onset) myopia

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part I 
6 PM – 7:40 PM PT

2 TPA CE hours
COPE No. 73925-GO

To effectively integrate the principles of myopia management and recent research findings into patient care, this course utilizes several typical cases of progressive myopia to illustrate the key components in clinical decision making for the target patient population. Learning outcomes include getting practitioners comfortable in proactively managing myopic children using an evidence-based approach.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part II 
6 PM – 7:40 PM PT

2 TPA CE hours
COPE No. 73933-GO

This course presents an evidence-based approach to the management of progressive childhood myopia and discuss known treatments as well as unanswered questions in the field. Learning outcomes include:

  1. Myopia is a global health challenge and we aim to provide the audience with an understanding of the available treatments for myopia and what treatments are available to us in the US;
  2. How to optimize contact lenses for myopia control;
  3. How to use atropine in myopia management.
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Registration Details

[margin space="25"] Registration for this program is currently CLOSED. Registration closes 3 hours before the course or when capacity is filled, whichever comes first.

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Early Registration Pricing (until August 31, 2021)

  • September 8 Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part I: $55
  • September 9 Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part II: $55
  • Both days: $100

Standard Registration Pricing (starting September 1, 2021)

  • September 8 Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part I: $60
  • September 9 Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part II: $60
  • Both days: $110
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Registered attendees will receive an email 24 hours prior to the lecture date with additional event information and a link to the syllabus download. If you do not receive this email, please notify us at optoce@berkeley.edu.

Continuing Education Credits

Four TPA CE hours are available for the full, COPE-approved Myopia Management Academy program.

Please note: Partial attendance of a COPE course does not count towards COPE CE. All attendees that do not require COPE accreditation should verify with their state board if these webinars will count towards live CE credit.

Daily CE Breakdown*

COPE Activity #122322

Wednesday, September 8
Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part I
COPE No. 73925-GO
2 TPA CE Hours

Thursday, September 9
Myopia Management Grand Rounds Part II
COPE No. 73933-GO
2 TPA CE Hours

*Total CE hours subject to change

Questions?

View our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on registration, CE credit guidelines, certification letters, cancellations, and refunds.