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Los Angeles Myopia Control

Nobody wants coke bottle glasses!

why IS IT IMPORTANT TO CONTROL MYOPIA?

Myopia increases the risk of:  

  • RETINAL DETACHMENTS

  • MACULAR DEGENERATION 

  • GLAUCOMA

  • EARLY CATARACTS 

  • OPTIC NERVE DAMAGE 

wHO IS AT RISK

FOR MYOPIA?

Risk factors for myopia: 

  • PARENTS WITH MYOPIA 

  • TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME   

  • DECREASED OUTDOOR TIME

  • GENETIC FACTORS

HOW IS MYOPIA

CONTROLLED?

  • Night lenses (contact lenses only worn while sleeping)

  • Daytime disposable contact lenses - specially designed 

  • Prescription eye drops -  specially formulated 

  • Multifocal design eyeglasses