ST. LOUIS—According to an American Optometric Association (AOA) Research & Information Committee (RIC) survey, 69 percent of doctors of optometry report providing myopia management services in their practices and three out of four responding doctors consider myopia to be a disease in need of treatment. Nearly all responding doctors who provide myopia management services (93 percent) are practicing in metropolitan areas and 71 percent of these doctors report working in an independent practice not affiliated with private equity or corporate optometry. “Myopia management is really a hot, hot topic right now, especially post COVID-19,” said Mamie Chan, OD, AOA RIC chair. Read More