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Myopia

Myopia

It’s likely that you know someone with myopia – a family member, friend, or work colleague. But how much do you really know about this progressive eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing...

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What is the main cause of myopia?

What is the main cause of myopia?

The truth is scientists and doctors are still learning about myopia and the main causes of the disease. What’s known is several factors lead a child to develop myopia, including genetic, environmental, and even socioeconomic status.GeneticsGenetics do play a role in...

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3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye...

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3 Facts About Myopia You Should Know

3 Facts About Myopia You Should Know

Given the rapid increase in childhood myopia being seen in the U.S., the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their guidance on managing myopia in children. Both organizations now recommend children play outdoors more...

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What Does Myopia Mean?

What Does Myopia Mean?

You’ve probably heard the term myopia before. But what exactly does myopia mean? Is it a disease? How should I cure or treat myopia? If I wear glasses, will it make my myopia even worse? This article covers everything you need to know about what it means to have...

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The Four Best Ways to Treat and Manage Myopia

If you or your children have myopia and it is getting worse each year, this article is for you. We will be discussing the four best ways to treat your myopia so it no longer gets worse. Everything we discuss is based on solid science and research, double-masked...

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Can Myopia Be Prevented?

Can Myopia Be Prevented?

Parents who are nearsighted often wonder what can be done to prevent their children from developing the same or similar conditions. While scientists haven’t yet found a way to guarantee that your child won’t develop myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), there...

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