By Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA
First published at "Primary Care Optometry News" May 2017, with his kind permission
Optometry is perhaps uniquely suited to take on these three challenges and may have the opportunity to greatly benefit their patients. This commentary is meant as a wake up call for doctors interested in myopia control to also think about dry eyes and retinal damage, for dry eye doctors to think about young patients with dry eye and to watch for myopia in those patients, and for doctors interested in macular degeneration to also look for early signs in younger patients and to also look for dry eye and myopia.
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