Here’s another reason for parents to send their kids out to play. Research shows that spending 2 hours or more outdoors lowers the risk of developing myopia and slows its progression.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is more than just blurry vision. Here’s why parents of myopic children should consider myopia control, and what we can do to help.
Myopia is an eye condition with increasing prevalence. While there is a lot of information out there on myopia, there are also many misconceptions. Read on to discover the REAL facts.
If current trends continue, roughly half the world’s population will have myopia (nearsightedness) by 2050. But is the growing rate of myopia due to increased use of digital devices?
There are so many fun things you can do outdoors this winter! Here we share tips on fun outdoor activities you can do and explain why playing outside can help your child’s vision.
It’s nearly the holiday season, so it’s a great time to learn which gifts may be beneficial to children with myopia, and which may be a hindrance.
Ortho-k therapy can address a child’s myopia (nearsightedness) without surgery. Inserted at night and removed in the morning, ortho-k contact lenses can slow myopia’s progression at a time when an unprecedented number of children are being diagnosed with the condition.
Does your child have myopia (nearsightedness)? Here’s what you can do to try and slow down it’s progression to keep your child’s eyes healthy for a lifetime.
Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common childhood condition. While eyeglasses and traditional contact lenses correct vision, prescriptions must be updated regularly as a child’s eyes develop and myopia progresses. In contrast, orthokeratology (ortho-k) slows the progression of myopia.
Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is becoming the standard for myopia management in children today. There are several good reasons why many optometrists prefer this treatment to other methods.
Use your new benefits to make 2020 your year of perfect vision. Ortho-k overnight lenses, which are particularly advantageous for myopic patients, can be eligible for reimbursement with major savings accounts, such as HSA and FSA.
Though many wouldn’t place “smoking” and “myopia” in the same sentence, the harmful effects they have on vision are comparable, as children with rapidly progressing myopia have a similar risk of developing eye disease later in life as smokers do.
Children who spend a considerable amount of time playing outside are less likely to develop myopia than children who spend most of their time indoors in front of the TV or computer screen. These are the findings of a recent university study. Since Myopia is a progressing condition that can lead to more severe vision problems, every parent should be aware of this.
This holiday season, offer the gift of perfect vision that will have your loved one thanking you every day. If you or anyone in your family is nearsighted (myopic), Ortho-K lenses is the perfect gift. Read on to learn why.