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Myopia is more commonly referred to as nearsightedness, or the inability to see objects clearly at a distance.
Generally, a newborn’s eyeball is shorter than ideal, but its length increases with age. Under normal conditions, the length of the globe of the eye will increase to an ideal length by adulthood. With the eyeball at an ideal length, one will see well all the time, both near and also at a distance.
Unfortunately, many eyeballs simply do not grow to an ideal length by the time a child reaches adulthood. Myopia is a condition where the globe of the eye has become elongated from its ideal length. This causes light to focus at the front of the retina instead of on the retina. A person with myopia (nearsightedness) will not be able to see things clearly at a distance without wearing corrective lenses such as glasses or contact lenses.
GENETICS:Myopia in children increases when parents are myopic. The likelihood of children developing myopia increases:
1 in 2when both parents are myopic
1 in 3when one parent is myopic
1 in 4when neither parent
LIFESTYLE:That modern lifestyles may influence the development of myopia.
Insufficient time spent outdoors
AGE 0-7 (Pre-Myopia Stage):a. Prevention by proper life style b. Identify higher risk of myopia c. Prophylaxis treatment
AGE 7-14 (Rapid Myopia Stage):a. Early detection of myopia b. Aggressive treatment of myopia c. Myopia control program: multi-prong approach: NWOK, MISIGHT soft multifocal, custom soft multifocal lenses, Eye drops once a day, special myopia control glasses d. Monitor axial length ( eyeball elongation) for treatment dosage
AGE 14-20 (Slower Myopia Increase Stage):Less aggressive treatment needed.
AGE 20-30 (Stabilization Stage):a. Discontinue treatment b. Refractive surgeries
AGE 30-50 (Post-Stabilization Stage):a. Refractive surgeries b. Myopia education for their childrens
AGE 50-65 (Myopic Diseases Management Stage):a. Onset of presbyopia b. Myopia related disease treatment and management
AGE +65 (Morbidity Management Stage):Reduce morbidity to improve living with myopia related diseases.
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