OPTOMETRIC CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINECARE OF THE PATIENT WITH MYOPIA
Reference Guide for Clinicians
Prepared by the American Optometric Association Consensus Panel onCare of the Patient with Myopia:David A. Goss, O.D., Ph.D., Principal AuthorTheodore P. Grosvenor, O.D., Ph.D.Jeffrey T. Keller, O.D., M.P.H.Wendy Marsh-Tootle, O.D., M.S.Thomas T. Norton, Ph.D.Karla Zadnik, O.D., Ph.D.Reviewed by the AOA Clinical Guidelines Coordinating Committee:John F. Amos, O.D., M.S., ChairKerry L. Beebe, O.D.Jerry Cavallerano, O.D., Ph.D.John Lahr, O.D.Richard L. Wallingford, Jr., O.D.Approved by the AOA Board of Trustees August 9, 1997Reviewed February 2001, Reviewed 2006© American Optometric Association, 1997243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63141-7881
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NOTE: Clinicians should not rely on the ClinicalGuideline alone for patient care and management.Refer to the listed references and other sourcesfor a more detailed analysis and discussion of research and patient care information. Theinformation in the Guideline is current as of thedate of publication. It will be reviewed periodicallyand revised as needed.