At the completion of this CPD activity, optometrists will have developed their knowledge of atropine as a treatment for myopia management. Including:
Understand the clinical rationale for the use of low-concentration atropine in the treatment of myopia
Understand the clinical safety and efficacy profiles of atropine
Explain to parents and patients the value of atropine intervention
Understand the clinical treatment protocols of atropine
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