Eyecare practitioners often look to professional organizations to provide leadership. Depending on the organization, it may provide clinical, health policy, reimbursement, educational, and research recommendations/advocacy/guidelines. Concerning kids, many organizations play it safe and simply recommend that school-aged children have a comprehensive eye examination every year. In 2021, two leading organizations have stepped forward with important professional guidance regarding childhood myopia: The World Council of Optometry and The American Optometric Association. Read More