Myopia Management Blog
High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.
Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. The Myopia Management Centre at Dr. Hopkins & Associates Optometry proudly offers myopia management treatments to nearsighted children for healthy and clear life-long vision.
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 The Myopia Management Centre at Dr. Hopkins & Associates Optometry 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.
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!
Childhood myopia — nearsightedness — is reaching epidemic proportions. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to reduce their child’s risk of developing myopia.