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Myopia Management

  • Practice wall with the text "we think big for little eyes"

    Recognizing The Signs & Symptoms Of Myopia In Children

    Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, naturally, it stops elongating […]

    Continue Reading August 1, 2022

  • What is the main cause of myopia?

    The truth is scientists and doctors are still learning about myopia and the main causes of the disease. What’s known is several factors lead a child to develop myopia, including genetic, environmental, and even socioeconomic status. Genetics Genetics do play a role in whether or not a child will develop myopia. If a child has […]

    Continue Reading July 22, 2022

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    Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside

    Kids are spending increasing amounts of time on screens and less time outside playing. This is especially true with the pandemic upheaving our lives and forcing us to stay home for virtual learning or work from home. The consequences of screen time are not just limited to heightened obesity rates. Studies have shown that having […]

    Continue Reading June 10, 2022

  • 3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

    Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, […]

    Continue Reading May 6, 2022

  • 3 Facts About Myopia You Should Know

    Given the rapid increase in childhood myopia being seen in the U.S., the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their guidance on managing myopia in children. Both organizations now recommend children play outdoors more to delay the onset of myopia and support proactive treatment of myopic children to reduce the […]

    Continue Reading April 5, 2022

  • What Does Myopia Mean?

    You’ve probably heard the term myopia before. But what exactly does myopia mean? Is it a disease? How should I cure or treat myopia? If I wear glasses, will it make my myopia even worse? This article covers everything you need to know about what it means to have myopia. The Classic Definition of Myopia […]

    Continue Reading February 7, 2022

  • The Four Best Ways to Treat and Manage Myopia

    If you or your children have myopia and it is getting worse each year, this article is for you. We will be discussing the four best ways to treat your myopia so it no longer gets worse. Everything we discuss is based on solid science and research, double-masked clinical trials, and recommendations based on mountains […]

    Continue Reading January 5, 2022

  • Can Myopia Be Prevented?

    Parents who are nearsighted often wonder what can be done to prevent their children from developing the same or similar conditions. While scientists haven’t yet found a way to guarantee that your child won’t develop myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), there are things you can do to delay its onset and even prevent its […]

    Continue Reading December 6, 2021

  • Childhood Myopia: What It Is and What You Can Do To Help Your Child.

    Dozens of parents bring their children into our practices every day for eye exams and other services, and many ask us questions about myopia. While instances and awareness of myopia are on the rise, to help spread myopia awareness we’ve written out the basics on childhood myopia, why it matters, and what you as a […]

    Continue Reading November 2, 2021