Myopia Control Lenses Singapore
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness is a refractive problem that can be corrected with myopia correction lens. It happens when the axial length of the eyeballs grow longer than normal. This causes the perceived image to fall in front of the retina that makes it seemed blur. Since the light does not focus properly, the images are blurry. Myopia is a common eyesight problem that affects a huge number of people in all parts of the world. However, Myopia is not a disease or medical condition, but rather a problem with eye focusing thus, using myopia correction lens is often prescribed. Worsening of myopia among children can be prevented using myopia control lenses in Singapore as well. Does your kid have nearsightedness? We have a 2 year myopia treatment plan available. Visit our stores for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is controlling myopia important?
Controlling myopia helps to keep the prescription low and protect one’s vision as one grows older. It greatly reduces the risk of ocular diseases later in life such as retinal detachment.
How does myopia control lenses work?
Myopia occurs when the eyeball gets elongated. Myopia control lenses help to slow down the eyeball growth and provide clear vision at the same time. A portion of the lens provides distance correction while the peripheral area provides myopic defocus, preventing them from overstrain their eyes at all distances.
How can myopia be controlled?
There are 4 main types of myopia control treatments. Orthokeratology (Ortho-K), atropine eye drops, Myopic defocus lenses and multifocal lenses. Visit our stores to determine which option is more suitable for your kid’s eye condition.
When is the best time to start myopia control?
Myopia control should start once the child’s spherical power reaches -0.50D.
Can Myopia be cured?
No. Once the eyeball grows, we can’t reverse or stop the growth anymore. We can only attempt to slow it down with different myopia control methods.
Does myopia get worse without glasses?
Not wearing glasses will make your eyes work harder than normal as it struggles to accommodate in order to see clearly. This abnormal reaction can cause headaches, eye strain, lazy eye or more serious eye condition.