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Myopia Control

Slow the progression of your child’s nearsightedness.

Does your child have difficulty seeing distant objects?

Myopia (nearsightedness) typically starts to develop in childhood and often progresses until about age 20.

Slowing the progression is important because it may reduce the risk of developing serious eye conditions later in life such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, and blindness.

There are several treatment options to slow the progression of myopia. Schedule an exam at Family Vision Center P.A. to learn more.

Myopia is on the rise

Nearsightedness is a growing concern in the US and other countries.

It is estimated that by the year 2050, roughly half of the world’s population will be affected by this eye condition.

Many researchers believe the rise can be attributed to more time spent staring at screens and less time outdoors.

For more information about Myopia, please see this Parent Education Flip Book or the educational video below.

How do you “control” myopia?

There are a few main approaches to controlling myopia in children.  Learn more using the links below or schedule an appointment with us today!