More than 40% of Americans have myopia and that number is increasing, especially among school-aged children. Besides just affect on lifestyle and having poor vision, higher levels of myopia increases the risks of permanent loss of vision later in life from conditions such as retinal detachments, glaucoma and degenerations to the macula. We now have an FDA approved treatment to prevent the progression of myopia. For more information, please read the information in the link below.

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