Myopia Control Options
Medicated drops - Low Dose Atropine
Several studies have looked at the positive effects of atropine on myopia control while reducing the concentration and its negative side effects. Lower concentrations of atropine is effective at slowing the progression of myopia without the full strength side effects. Used nightly, low-dose Atropine eyedrops can be a first line treatment or an adjunct to other forms of myopia control.
In children, it's common for prescriptions for glasses & contact lenses to grow stronger each year. During the ages of 6-12, children's eyes are growing the fastest. However, there is more to worry about than the inconvenience of ever-thickening lenses.
Two hours per day of leisure “close work” (meaning non-school work: close up screen time or book-reading) outside school hours.
Multifocal Contact Lenses
MiSight®1 day is an award-winning 2,3,4 dual-focus soft contact lens that uses ActivControl™ Technology to slow the elongation of the eyeball. The ActivControl™ Technology in MiSight®1 day utilizes an optic zone concentric ring design with alternating vision correction and treatment zones.