For Parents

What You Should Know If Your Child Is Nearsighted


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Updated to reflect revised estimated prevalence of Myopia in young adults - Adapted from Dolgin E. (2015).  The Myopic Boom.  Nature, 519, 276-279 and Vitale S., et al (2009). Increased Prevalence of Myopia in the United States Between 1971-1972 and 1999-2004. Archives of Ophthalmology 127(12), 1632-1639.

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