Myopia or short-sightedness, is the eye condition where near objects are clear, but objects farther away are blurred. It is caused by the eye ball growing slightly too long.
The percentage of people who develop myopia is increasing sharply, to the extent where it is now considered an epidemic.
So could your child be Myopic? How do I know? Click here to find out more by watching the videos.
So what is the answer?
There are a few options to slow down Myopia but reserch shows the younger you start on the mypoia control programme, the better the chance of success.
Treatments range from different types of Contact Lenses to Spectacle Lenses. The Optometrist would discuss all the options available at your appointment and would recommend the best one to suit the patient.
To find out more about Myopia, follow the read more in the boxes below. You will also find some very useful links to websites that cover Myopia in more depth.
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