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Protecting Young Eyes with Myopia Management

Studies reveal a concerning rise in myopia among children, but EyeCare.HealthCare is here to make a difference. Early myopia management is essential to slow its progression and prevent future eye health risks. Our personalized approach utilizes advanced techniques to manage myopia, ensuring clear sight and healthy eyes for your little ones.

Behind the Scenes With Myopia

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a refractive error that affects the eye’s ability to focus on distant objects. Light entering the eye is focused in front of the retina instead of directly on it, causing far-away objects to appear blurry.

While the exact cause of myopia is not fully understood, genetic and environmental factors play a role. If a child has one or both parents with myopia, they have a higher risk of developing it. Spending excessive time on close-up activities like reading or screen time may also contribute to its development.

Is Your Child Nearsighted? Signs to Look Out For

As a parent, you must watch out for signs of myopia in your child.

  • Frequent squinting or eye rubbing
  • Sitting too close to the TV or holding books very close
  • Complaints of headaches or eye strain
  • Difficulty seeing distant objects like road signs or the whiteboard at school

If you observe any of these signs in your child, it’s crucial to schedule a comprehensive eye exam at EyeCare.HealthCare.

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Advanced Solutions for Childhood Myopia in New Hyde Park, NY

We offer advanced and personalized treatments to manage myopia progression and safeguard your child’s vision:

  1. MiSight® Contact Lenses: These child-friendly daily disposable contact lenses are scientifically proven to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children.
  2. Orthokeratology (Ortho-K): Overnight hard contact lenses gently reshape the cornea, providing clear vision throughout the day without needing glasses or lenses.
  3. Lifestyle Recommendations: We guide you with tips to reduce screen time and engage in outdoor activities to minimize myopia progression.

With cutting-edge technology and a personalized approach, we’re dedicated to preserving your child’s eyesight and providing the best possible myopia management. Schedule an appointment at EyeCare.HealthCare and take the first step toward a clearer and brighter future for your child.