Here’s another reason for parents to send their kids out to play. Research shows that spending 2 hours or more outdoors lowers the risk of developing myopia and slows its progression.
Generally, optometrists only treat myopia by testing visual acuity and prescribing the appropriate corrective lenses. A myopia management optometrist, however, will test far more than just visual acuity and measure the eye’s axial length in order to stop nearsightedness from worsening.
Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is becoming the standard for myopia management in children today. There are several good reasons why many optometrists prefer this treatment to other methods.
This holiday season, offer the gift of perfect vision that will have your loved one thanking you every day. If you or anyone in your family is nearsighted (myopic), Ortho-K lenses is the perfect gift. Read on to learn why.