January 3, 2023

The Myopia Generation – The Atlantic

The Atlantic, an American news outlet, recently published a article titled “The myopia generation”, an excellent paper highlighting one of the biggest public health concerns we are facing – Myopia. To read the article follow this link.

“Something about modern life is destroying our ability to see far away, but what?”

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is rapidly becoming a significant disease and new research shows its more than just genetics causing it.

“Whichever theory is true, you can draw the same practical conclusion about what’s best for kids’ vision: less time hunched over screens, more time on outdoor activities.”

At Canterbury Eyecare, we also have the latest treatments available to manage myopia, including soft and hard contact lenses, eye drops and spectacle lenses. Book an appt for you child to discuss these options further.

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