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What is Myopia: In nearsightedness (myopia), the point of focus is in front of the retina, making distant objects appear blurry. Nearsightedness (myopia) is a common vision condition in which near objects appear clear, but objects farther away look blurry.
Who does Myopia affect? Nearsightedness is often diagnosed in children between 8 and 12 years of age and may worsen during the teen years.
What are treatment options for Myopia?
- Misight Myopia CL Soft lens – FDA Approved
- Naturel Vue Daily Contacts
- Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)
- Atropine Drops
What is MiSight?:
The FIRST and ONLY FDA-approved* soft contact lens proven to slow the progression of myopia (nearsightedness) in children, aged 8-12 at the initiation of treatment.
What are NaturalVue Daily Contacts?:
NaturalVue Enhanced Multifocal 1-Day Lenses are another option for myopia management
NaturalVue® Multifocal 1 Day Contact Lenses feature innovative Neurofocus Optics®. This advanced technology works naturally with the brain to automatically focus your eyes – for clear vision near, far and everywhere in between. You get exceptional vision with little compromise.
What is CRT?
CRT, or Corneal Refractive Therapy, is a Non-Surgical Option That Helps Correct Nearsightedness Without the Daytime Use of Contacts or Glasses. CRT Lenses Are Worn At Night and Correct the Curvature of the Cornea While Sleeping So You Can See Clearly During the Day.
What are Atropine Drops?
Atropine is a Prescription Eye Drop Which Has Shown to be Very Effective at Slowing the Progression of Myopia. This Treatment is Excellent for Families Concerned if Their child is ready for Contact Lenses or Those Showing Rapid Progression.
Is my child a good candidate for Myopia Management?
Only your eye care provider can answer that question. However, most people with mild to moderate myopia are good candidates.
Ask your provider today, which option is best for you.
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