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Myopia is a chronic, progressive disease that demands our attention

Myopia starts in childhood yet must be managed for a lifetime. Visit MyPathMyopia.com for access to a wealth of myopia resources for your practice and patients.

Myopia has grown into a global health crisis

Myopia is also an immediate local priority – you see at-risk children in your chair every day and you’ve never been more empowered to make a difference!

Identified as an immediate priority by the World Health Organization1
Myopic population expected to double by 20502
Earlier onset leads to higher levels of myopia3
Increase in prevalence in young children during 2020 COVID-19 home confinement4

It’s the second largest cause of blindness and the leading cause of moderate and severe vision impairment 53%

  • Genetics5 (myopic parents)
  • Environment5-7
  • Near work6-8
  • Fewer sleeping hours5-7
  • Peripheral hyperopia9

An unfortunate by-product of myopia correction may be peripheral hyperopia9

Peripheral hyperopia occurs when routine correction moves images behind the retina which may signal eye growth.

Uncorrected Myopia

Uncorrected Myopia

Central light rays fall short of retina. Peripheral light rays fall beyond retina.
Traditional Correction

Traditional Correction

Central light rays fall on retina. Peripheral light rays fall beyond the retina, stimulating eye growth.
Optimal Correction

Optimal Correction

Data suggests optimal correction should bring the image inside the retina.

Take a holistic approach to the management of myopia

Although myopia is a progressive disease, the industry is making great strides creating evidence-based, easy-to-implement solutions you can use to fight myopia on the front lines right now.

Daytime contact lenses

Daytime contact lenses

Overnight contact lenses

Overnight contact lenses

Specially designed glasses

Specially designed glasses

Prescription eye drops

Prescription eye drops

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