Although progressive myopia cannot be cured, there are an increasing number of promising treatment options you can use to curtail it.
Why do we need to control myopia?
Generally once you become myopic, it tends to worsen over time. Higher levels of myopia are associated with higher risks of eye diseases like glaucoma, retinal detachment and cataracts later in life.
What causes myopia development and progression?
Genetics, each individual’s characteristics and environment. Your clinical myopia profile is below.
I’M ALREADY MYOPIC! How can I put the brakes on my shortsightedness?
Myopia control is the area of science dedicated to slowing down or stopping the progression, or worsening, of myopia in children and young adults. The following table is a compilation of over 30 research papers on myopia control, published up to and including 2014.