Does your child experience the following?
Frequent rubbing of eyes
Sideview & close distance in screens
Difficulty in reading
Having headache & tired eyes
Squinting of eyes
What are the Causes of Myopia?
Abnormal Eye Growth
In some cases, myopia may result from abnormal growth patterns of the eye. The eye may elongate too quickly during childhood, leading to the development of myopia.
Family history or genetics
Myopia tends to run in families, If one or both parents are nearsighted, there's a high probability that their children will also develop myopia.
Habit acquired activities
Certain habits, such as holding reading materials too close to the face or squinting to see distant objects, may not directly cause myopia but can aggravate existing nearsightedness.
Studies shows that Asians and Hispanics have a large number of myopia case.
Myopia occurs at ages 8-12 and progresses until age 20.
Lack of outdoor activities limits the maturing of the eye.
How to Maintain a Healthy Vision?
Limit screen time & ensure proper angle in screens
Excessive screen time leads to eye strain. Improper watching angle leads to eye fatigue.
Balanced and nutritional diet
Consume foods rich in Vitamins A, C, E and Omega-3 fatty acids.
Proper lighting in reading materials
Ensure proper brightness in screens. The kids study area must be well-lit.
Encourage outdoor activities
Playing outside exposes the actual distance of objects that promotes healthy vision exercise to your kids.
Regular eye exams
Regular eye exams with an eye doctor are essential for detecting and monitoring any vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
How to Manage Myopia Progression?
Regular comprehensive eye exam
Pediatric-Ophthalmologist recommends at least 3 months for kids ages 7-12 who have been diagnosed with myopia.
Wearing prescription eyewear with Innovative Lenses
Using an innovative lenses such as HOYA MiYOSMART spectacle lenses, are specifically designed to slow down myopia progression in children. These lenses feature DIMS technology, which incorporates multiple zones of varying power to control the elongation of the eyeball. It will ensure myopia management with your eye health condition.