Myopia Assessment Quiz

Take the Myopia Assessment Quiz for a general assessment of your child’s risk factors for myopia and recommended next steps based on quiz results. This is an informational tool only and it is not intended to be a substitute for advice from an eye care professional.


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Why does it matter?

Children who start having myopia at a young age are at higher risk for developing higher myopia* by their teen years.1

*High myopia is defined having a refractive error of -5.00D (diopters) or more.


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  3. Tedja MS et al. IMI - Myopia Genetics Report. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2019;60:M89-M105.
  4. Huang et al. The Association between Near Work Activities and Myopia in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One 2015;10:e0140419.
  5. Wen L et al. Objectively measured near work, outdoor exposure and myopia in children. British Journal of Ophthalmology Published Online First: 19 February 2020. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-315258.
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  7. Morgan IG, French AN, Ashby RS, et al. The Epidemics of Myopia: Aetiology and Prevention. Prog Retin Eye Res 2018;62:134-49.
  8. Xiong et al. Time spent in outdoor activities in relation to myopia prevention and control: A meta-analysis and systematic review. Acta Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep;95(6):551-566.

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