For Parents

What You Should Know If Your Child Is Nearsighted

 

Sources: Infographic printed with permission courtesy of AllAboutVision.com

http://www.allaboutvision.com/parents/myopia-facts-infographic.htm

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.

Myopia Correction - A Cure for Nearsightedness?

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Please click here for the video on myopia control.

Video courtesy of Allaboutvision.com
http://www.allaboutvision.com/parents/myopia.htm
Other Helpful Links:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-mysterious-spike-in-nearsighted-children-1429543997?KEYWORDS=myopia

http://www.wtop.com/267/3753809/Nearsightedness-worsening-worldwide

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2014/11/28/go-play-outside-kids-natural-light-reduces-risk-of-nearsightedness-in-children-scientists-say