Myopia or nearsightedness is a common condition that afflicts kids and teens in the country, roughly 30% of them to be precise. Given that it’s such a common condition, is it something about which parents should be worried? The short answer is yes, mostly because of its long-term effects on your child’s eye health.
If you are reading this article, you probably know a child that has progressive myopia. Now being myopic has obvious consequences, the main one being you can’t see things as clearly that are far away as opposed to things up close. High degrees of myopia have also been associated with increased risk for retinal detachments, […]