Myopia (nearsightedness) in children is increasing at an alarming rate. Due to the changes in our environment and lifestyle, it is estimated that 50% of the population will be myopic by 2050. With increased myopia, there is increased risk of eye diseases such as: glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachments. At our office we have the training and tools to provide effective Myopia Control Therapy to your growing child. Whether it be with contact lenses, atropine or specialty spectacle lenses; our optometrists can tailor a program that suits your child’s age, comfort and rate of myopia progression.
For more information on myopia control, please visit: mykidsvision.org