This industry-leading myopia management mentorship program was hosted by Dr. Matthew Martin and designed to provide new practitioners the resources to build successful myopia management practices.
These monthly sessions were designed for eye care professionals looking to build a myopia management specialty.
We polled hundreds of new practitioners and designed the program to address their primary questions and concerns. Sessions included practice guidelines and tips on the following topics:
Matthew Martin has been practicing for 20 years and specializes in pediatric eye care and myopia management. He’s a Fellow of the International Academy Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, a Retired Board Member of the International Academy Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, and a Founding Member of Mission Myopia Control.
Dr. Matthew Martin presents a get-started plan for myopia management that helps identify, treat and manage myopia in children. He reviews the pros and cons of each modality, guides how to put it all together, and gives tips on how to determine candidacy.
One of the first steps in building a myopia management practice is to figure out how to get patients in the chair. What’s the format for your first evaluation? What are tips, tricks, and ideas for the consult? Should you charge or not charge for the consult?
Once a patient is in the chair, what is the parent conversation? How do you present the options? How do you involve the child in the conversation? What are simple answers to more difficult parent questions?
This mentorship session covers the basic information of myopia management for a staff person in an eye care professional’s office. Dr. Martin covers a broad range of topics from what myopia management is, why practice myopia management, and the different treatment options available to pediatric patients. One hundred percent of webinar attendees rated the information valuable, with 100% saying they plan to attend the next session.
Dr. Matthew Martin, OD, FAAO will share how he has built a successful myopia management practice by using some easy-to-implement internal and external market tools.
Dr. Matthew Martin, OD, FAAO will take you through the financial side of ortho-k and show you how to build a pediatric myopia management specialty into a stable reoccurring revenue stream.
Dr. Matthew Martin, OD, FAAO takes you through building a pediatric myopia management specialty by getting referrals and finding new patients.
We receive many questions from eye care professionals about myopia management and orthokeratology. It turns out that some topics should be explained more than once to fully understand them. Dr. Martin will take you through some of the more common questions.
Dr. Matthew Martin, OD, FAAO will take you through what makes a good myopia management patient. What do you look for? What screening questions do you ask the parent and the child? What do you do when the case is more challenging?
Dr. Matthew Martin, OD, FAAO reviews how to effectively use axial length measurements to prescribe different levels of Myopia Management with ongoing care. He reviews options for equipment used in taking axial length measurements.
Using topography effectively is key to running a successful myopia management practice. Dr. Martin will walk you through:
• How and when to use topography for ortho-k
• What to look for on topography for success
• Discussion of when and how to use which maps
• Eccentricity and how it affects the ortho-k fit
Fitting a few ortho-k patients for myopia management is an essential first step. Just as challenging is managing the leap into integrating myopia management and building a successful practice. Learn how to build successful habits that build positive momentum.
Ready to join the conversation? Listen to myopia management practitioners discuss a variety of topics during our monthly webinar and podcast series.