As time goes on, chances are you probably know someone who has myopia - whether your child, a friend, family member or yourself. But how much do you really know about this eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only...Read More
Many parents who come into our practices consider their children’s myopia as a simple vision problem that needs correction.
We meet dozens of parents and children every day who come in for eye exams, myopia treatments and other services. During these visits, we welcome and address questions or concerns that parents have about their child’s eye health. Because certain myopia treatments include contact lens wear, many parents ask whether...Read More
Myopia is a disease where the eye grows too long front to back (the axial length of the eye). The symptom of myopia is blurry distance vision, as light rays entering the eye land in front of the retina. To see clearly, a person with myopia needs corrective lenses (glasses...Read More
If there is one thing that eye health professionals agree on, it’s that myopia is an eye disease of growing proportions. Having myopia as a child significantly increases the risk of developing sight-threatening conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and retinal detachment later in life. Even children with low levels of...Read More
Over the last few months, myopia management has been a hot topic in several major news and consumer publications. This extra attention is partly due to concerns that online schooling and increased screen time will impact children’s eye health. It's also a result of the recent NIH-funded study confirming the...Read More