Myopia management

Myopia / Short Sightedness

It is vital we understand our children’s visual development. We may be able to influence their development and stop them getting worse ( more myopic / more farsighted / more shortsighted). There is strong evidence to suggest we can help and that myopia is bad for long term eye health.

Please see below for some interesting information on myopia control and contact lenses for younger people.

Myopia Control , Myopia Management

To understand our children’s myopia and quantify their risk is a good idea. It may be possible to control or modify their outcome and thus lower their risk in the long term of blinding disease processes!

Whats is Myopia?

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8YrEC9xxQpEYW5yMFBYZ3U0cVk

Click on the link below and follow the instructions. This will give you a helpful indication of risk.

https://myopia.care/index

This site about Orthokeratology is usefulĀ 

www.wakeandsee.com

Soft Contact lenses for myopia managment are now CE approved for children

http://coopervision.com.my/contact-lenses/misight

 

For Contact lenses for children at safe

https://www.bcla.org.uk/public/contact-lenses-for-children-and-teens

Orthokeratology Fact sheet

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8YrEC9xxQpEenJfa1FwdW5fcGc/view?usp=sharing