Myopia Control in Kids
posted: Jul. 20, 2021.
Our Optometrist in Chehalis Provides Optimum Eye Care
Our professional staff at Lewis County Eye & Vision welcomes new and existing patients to our vision center. We not only do exams and prescribe corrective lens, but we also treat and help manage glaucoma and other diseases of the eye.
Many eye diseases can begin during childhood, especially myopia. Children are often brought to see the eye doctor after having difficulties in school. Myopia affects nearly one third of the population in the United States.
Controlling Myopia in Children
Myopia is commonly called nearsightedness, and is caused by corneal curvature. Blurred vision occurs when the patient tries looking at far away objects, but clears when looking at objects close up. The risk factors for this disorder are not entirely clear, but heredity factors are believed to be a cause for myopia in children.
The disease is normally controlled with prescribed corrective glasses with a bifocal or multi focal lens that allows children to see things far away. Children tend to benefit most from wearing a bifocal or multi focal lens to help control the myopia. Regular eye exams by our eye doctor will help ensure that your child is receiving optimum eye care from our optometrist in Chehalis.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Pediatric Optometry Today
Your child's vision deserves the best care. We have services to accommodate the entire family, so visit us for all of your eye care needs. Call us today at 360-748-9228 and make us your eye doctor of choice. Our office environment is comfortable, and our team is trusting, reliable, and dedicated to providing optimal eye care.