“Constant increase in the minus power of the eye in children is called as Myopia progression. Parents whose children’s prescription is getting worse every year must take action now. There are main two reason why this is concerning
1. Your child has issues with seeing clearly every year and needs to get his glasses changed
2. Myopia is associated with sight threatening issues later in life
Progressive myopia leads to stretching of eye ball and retina which can cause significant eye related issues such as macular degeneration, retinal detachment, glaucoma and cataract later in the life. When the child grows up and is in their forties and fifties these conditions can decrease the quality of life.
The progression of myopia is thus of bigger concern. The solution to this are different strategies that are proven to control and manage the progressionIn this video, Dr Miglani talks about how parents must act now to halt the progression of myopia.