Early myopia treatment with low-dose Atropine drops can signiﬁcantly slow the progression of myopia in children.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common cause of vision impairment in young people.
Its prevalence in children is growing at an alarming rate and is taking on epidemic proportions. Almost 80% of children in Asia develop myopia. Social factors like increased electronics use (smart phones and iPads) play a big role in this.
The progression of myopia can be slowed down in several ways. Your ophthalmologist can advise you which approach is best for your child.