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Over the past few decades, myopia has seen a rapid increase in the number of people with it. The number is especially high in children and school-going teens. The phenomenon is happening in the United States and worldwide; according to some experts, it should be considered a global health issue.
Treehouse Eyes is a specialty pediatric eye care practice treating myopic children with a nationwide network of doctors. Recently, doctors in our Treehouse Eyes community had the chance to spread the word about myopia with local media coverage.
Myopia can trigger other vision and eye health problems if left undiagnosed and untreated. A person may be at a higher risk of getting premature cataracts, retinal detachment, glaucoma, and myopic macular degeneration.
Myopia is a disease that currently impacts 30% of the world’s population and by 2050, almost 50% of the population will be myopic, that’s an unnerving 5 billion people. There is some debate about whether myopia is a disease or a refractive error. The answer is uncovered by how myopia is defined and measured.
In this digital age, children and adults spend more time in front of screens than any generation before. It is perhaps inevitable, as almost everything we need is hosted digitally. For instance, most of the work anyone does includes a digital interface, and a lot of educational material is accessible through a computer.
It’s likely that you know someone with myopia - a family member, friend, or work colleague. But how much do you really know about this progressive eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the effects of myopia.
Myopia is becoming a widespread eye condition in the world. Many people notice that they are having a problem seeing things at a distance but wait for it to self-resolve. They do not want the hassle of wearing eyeglasses and contact lenses. Ortho-k manages your myopia without wearing eyeglasses and contact lenses during the day.
Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long.