What Are Risk Factors for Myopia?

May 21, 2022 | Myopia

A lot of parents are concerned regarding the risk factors for myopia. It seems to be a combination of both nature and nurture.

Children who are more at risk are those

With one or two parents myopic

Do excessive near work and hold the near work closer than 30 cms

Spend too much time indoors. It is recommended that to prevent the onset of myopia, children spend at least two hours a day outside

Who have Asian ancestry

If your child has any of these risk factors bring them in and we will test their eyes and develop a myopia management program to reduce, as much as possible, their chances of becoming myopic.


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