Industry Symposiums


Global perspectives in childhood myopia:

Myths and realities in the management of a growing epidemic

Saturday 17 August 2024
Room 109-110; Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Chair: Prof. Seang-Mei Saw (Singapore)
Speakers: Prof. Fan Lu (China); Prof. Ken Nischal (USA)


12:15–12:20 Welcome and introduction Prof. Seang-Mei Saw (Singapore)
12:20–12:35 Myopia: A refractive error or disease? Prof. Ken Nischal
12:35–12:50 From diagnosis to therapeutic aims:
The who, what, when, how, and why?
Prof. Fan Lu
12:50–13:05 Strategies for slowing myopia progression in children: What can we do and what’s new? Prof. Seang-Mei Saw (Singapore)
13:05–13:15 Expert panel discussion and Q&A All; facilitated by
Prof. Seang-Mei Saw (Singapore)