Myopia and Why It Matters

Myopia is more than nearsightedness or the inability to see distant objects clearly.1 It’s a disease that requires ongoing management.

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An estimated 1 in 3 U.S. kids has myopia2,3

Our modern lifestyle, including spending less time outside and more time doing nearwork activities like reading and screen time, is causing kids to develop myopia at younger ages than ever before.4

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Could you or your child have myopia?

Understand the risk factors in children that may contribute
 to the development of myopia. Take our quiz to understand risk factors for myopia.

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References:

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1. Flitcroft DI. The complex interactions of retinal, optical and environmental factors in myopia aetiology. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2012;31(6):622-660.
2. Vitale S, et al. Increased prevalence of myopia in the US, 1971-1972, 1999-2004. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009;127(12)1632-1639.
3. Theophanous C, Modjtahedi BS, Batech M, Marlin DS, Luong TQ, Fong DS. Myopia prevalence and risk factors in children. Clin Ophthalmol. 2018;12:1581-1587.
4. Morgan IG, French AN, Ashby RS, et al. et al. The epidemics of myopia: Aetiology and prevention. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2018 Jan;62:134-149.

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