Myopia Management Blog
Myopia control is the process of managing and slowing down the progression of myopia. It is essential to control myopia because higher levels of myopia can increase the risk of eye diseases like glaucoma, cataracts, and retinal detachment later in life.
High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.
Did you know that a risk factor for developing myopia (nearsightedness) is living in an urban area? But don’t worry – the myopia management program at ProOptix Eye Care can help.
Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening myopia. Myopia management is an effective treatment program to slow or halt myopia progression.
Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. ProOptix Eye Care proudly offers myopia management treatments to nearsighted children for healthy and clear life-long vision.
The most important reason for choosing myopia management is to protect your child’s precious gift of sight from sight-threatening eye diseases. But here’s an added benefit: it may save you money in the long run!