Myopia in Children: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Prevention

If your child is squinting, complaining of headaches or having trouble concentrating at school, they may be suffering from myopia. Myopia, or nearsightedness, is on the rise in American children. Not only is myopia rising, but it is also starting to present younger and younger and tends to get more severe as the child ages. […]

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3 Reasons Why Kids With Myopia Need to Spend More Time Outdoors

Most parents are aware of the many benefits associated with children taking part in outdoor activities. The obvious benefits of fresh air and physical exercise aren’t the only perks for kids who play outdoors. Recent research shows that increased “sun time” can actually slow down the progression of myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), or […]

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What Causes Myopia?

The drastic increase in the number of children diagnosed with myopia during the past decade is astonishing — but is it surprising? Not really. When you analyze the causes of myopia, it becomes clear why more and more children are becoming affected by this progressive eye disease. What Is Myopia? Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is […]

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