Eyepic Eye Care announced a revolutionary service using the only FDA-approved MiSight multifocal contact lenses meant to slow myopia progression in children. Myopia, which is a refractive eye condition causing nearsightedness, affects approximately 40% of Americans and cases are rapid increasing, especially among children. Patients with high myopia, a severe form of the condition, are more likely to develop glaucoma, muscular degeneration, cataracts, and retinal detachment as well as other eye diseases. Dr. Vu, O.D., states, “MiSight multifocal contact lenses address the axial length, which is a core problem of myopia. By addressing the axial length, we focus on slowing myopia progression over the long run. The earlier myopic control starts, the better the outcomes regarding a child’s eye health.”
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