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Myopia (nearsightedness) is getting worse all over the world. Many studies have been done in the last 10 years to find out why. This site is about treating children and young adults to keep their nearsightedness from getting worse.

Most children have normal eyesight around six years old. At this point, some start to become nearsighted, resulting in blurred distance vision. The goal is to provide treatments as early as possible.

Here is a summary of what can be done: (See the menus for details.)

Fill out the history questionnaire. Take it to a doctor offering these services.

Start early - changes often happen fast. Don't accept glasses without being given options.

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