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Myopia Clinic Care in chennai | Myopia Clinic in chennai

Myopia clinic

Myopia is a refractive error wherein the child mainly has poor vision for distance. Of late, the incidence of myopia is on the rise worldwide due to the lifestyle the children are leading. Excessive use of gadgets and near work can increase the progression of myopia and may lead to other complications of high myopia. Uncorrected refractive errors can cause lazy eye and lead to squint in some cases.

Proper periodic assessment of eyeball function is essential in the treatment of myopia. Use of glasses with changes in lifestyle is a must in controlling progression. In a few cases where the progression is severe, use of drops such as low dose atropine may be mandated. Certain special type of glasses may also be required in children to control myopia progression.

Myopia management :

Does your child complaints of blurred distance vision? Have your Optometrist / Ophthalmologist had prescribed minus power spectacle for your child. Then it’s important to know about Nearsightedness or Myopia. Nearsightedness is a condition in which child sees the blurred distance vision. The prevalence of myopia is doubled in last 20 years and 48% of Indians are expected to be myopic or Near sighted by 2050.