Treatments To Slow The Progression Of Myopia
If your child has been diagnosed as short-sighted or myopia, it’s natural to be concerned. As a parent, you would want to understand how you can correct their eyesight for clear vision, and how you can slow or halt the myopia to prevent future issues.
- Myopia Control is about understanding your options to slow down the progression of myopia.
- We will take the time to explain the risk factors contributing the prescription becoming worse. This includes family history, how much time is spent doing near activities compared with outdoor activities
- We know from studies that excessive convergence and poor eye focusing as been linked to myopia as risk factors. Extra care is taken to measure these risk factors.
- We will discuss the treatment options available to slow down progression and this includes, ortho-k, bifocal lenses, multifocal contact lenses and atropine eyedrops. We know that normal glasses are the least effective way to slow down progression.