Are Atropine Eye Drops The Answer For Worsening Myopia?

We explore the use of atropine eye drops for managing myopia in children, discuss their benefits, disadvantages, and how they work. Myopia, or nearsightedness, is Read More »

Does Myopia Increase My Child’s Risk of Glaucoma?

Myopia not only impacts your vision, but also increases your chances of sight-threatening eye conditions.  Myopia, also called nearsightedness, is a vision condition that causes Read More »

Why Stronger Glasses Are Not the Solution for Worsening Myopia 

Glasses can improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling progressive myopia.  Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a refractive error that Read More »

Has COVID Worsened Myopia in Children?

COVID has impacted our world in many ways, but has it also caused an increase in myopia in children? For many children across the globe, Read More »

Does Myopia Progression Affect Adults?

Recent research has shown that over 20% of adults experience increasing myopia. Although three-quarters of adults with myopia have stable vision by age 18, almost Read More »

Is There a Cure For Myopia?

Globally, myopia impacts the lives of over 41% of all teenagers. Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common refractive error that affects both children and adults. This Read More »

Myopia Management: MiSight Lenses

The global prevalence of myopia is expected to rise from 2 billion people in 2010 to nearly 5 billion people in 2050. Myopia occurs when Read More »

Does Reading Cause Myopia in Children?

Have you noticed more children are wearing eyeglasses? We’ve all seen the stereotype of the studious, ‘nerdy’ kid wearing a thick pair of glasses. But Read More »

Myopia Management: Which Contact Lenses?

By 2050, half of the world’s population is expected to have myopia. The most frequent refractive error in children and young adults is myopia (nearsightedness). Read More »

Can Outdoor Time Prevent Myopia? 

Over 2.6 billion people worldwide have myopia. Can spending time outdoors reduce myopia progression? With the prevalence of myopia (nearsightedness) on the rise, it’s critical Read More »

Myopia Management: Does Atropine Work?

Atropine eye drops may slow down the progression of myopia in children. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is the inability to see things clearly unless Read More »

Myopia Management: The Alarming Rise in Global Prevalence

The National Health and Nutrition Survey data shows that the prevalence of myopia worldwide has nearly doubled from 25% in 1972 to 42% in 2002. Read More »

Myopia Management: Is Daylight the Answer?

1.9 billion people, worldwide, have been diagnosed with myopia … could spending time outdoors be a solution? With the prevalence of myopia, it’s critical for Read More »

Top 5 Myopia Myths

Do you want to know the truth about the top 5 myopia myths?  Myopia affects 1.45 billion people worldwide and is the most common refractive Read More »

Myopia and Vision Therapy

Vision therapy not only treats lazy eye, eye turn, or learning difficulties, but may also prevent or slow the progression of myopia. While a cure Read More »

Myopia Management for Athletes

Rarely do you think about your eyes when preparing for a big game… until your glasses slip off your face or your contact lenses pop Read More »

Should I Be Worried About Myopia?

Myopia (nearsightedness) progression in children doesn’t only result in needing stronger glasses, but also leads to serious sight-threatening eye conditions. Below are the most common Read More »

Can Your Child Benefit from Myopia Management?

According to studies, myopia management has shown to reduce myopia progression by up to 78%. Myopia management is a treatment program that involves multifocal glasses or contact lenses, overnight ortho-k lenses, MiSight lenses, or specialized eye drops— all scientifically proven to reduce the rate of myopia progression and the risk of future eye diseases associated with myopia. Read More »

MiSight Lenses for Myopia Management

MiSight contact lenses are daily disposable, soft contact lenses designed to control myopia progression in children ages 8 to 15 years. Although FDA approval is for children up to age 12, recent research has found that teens up to age 15 can also benefit from these lenses. Read More »

Myopia Management FAQs

Q1: What is myopia?  A: Myopia is a refractive error, or a vision condition that affects the ability to see distant images or objects clearly. Read More »