Our 11-year-old son was first diagnosed with nearsightedness when he was 7 years of age. Since then, his vision has deteriorated every year. Is there any way to prevent this?
Recent studies suggest that myopia progression may be slowed or stopped in childhood. At present, there are four different types of treatment for myopia control: multifocal contact lenses, atropine eye drops, ortho-k and multifocal eyeglasses.
A professional eye doctor will conduct a comprehensive eye exam in order to determine your child’s candidacy for any of these potential treatments.