Myopia Eye Health

Helping your short sighted child

Short-sight (Myopia/near-sight) is affecting more and more children around the world — it is reaching unprecedented levels and has been recognised by the World Health Organisation as a looming public health problem….

Why have I never heard of myopia control?

I both love and hate this question. First, it gives me the floor to preach from my soapbox about the importance of myopia control — slowing down the worsening of childhood myopia — and…

Treatment options for myopia control

Contact lens options

More and more children around the world are becoming short-sighted (myopic). It is a concern for many parents whose children have this eye condition that seemingly gets worse every year….

Atropine eye drops

Once a child becomes short-sighted (myopic), their blurred long-distance vision tends to get worse over time. However there are ways to slow down this worsening, called myopia control or myopia…

Good Near and Outdoor Time habits

Close work and screen time

In one of my previous posts you can read all about the importance of outdoor time in childhood visual environment. In this post I’ll focus in on close up reading,…

Send your kids outdoors!

There’s more to be gained than just the eye health benefits when kids spend time outdoors. This blog will explain why and how from the visual development perspective. The other…