In 2013, the Vision Research Institute (VRI) surveyed 700 providers in the eyecare field with a Myopia Awareness Survey. Eye care providers in various professional settings – optometrists, ophthalmologists, contact lens technicians and opticians – were asked 13 questions related to the myopia epidemic and myopia control . Of the contacted individuals, 304 submitted responses, with 256 fully completing the survey. An example question asked was “Please check all of the myopia control treatment options you have prescribed during the last 2 years.” It is evident from the sampled population below that a range a treatment modalities are currently in place. For a full overview of the survey results, continue reading below.