Myopia Control for Children: How The Optical Gallery Can Help.

Myopia Control for Children: How The Optical Gallery Can Help.

Are you concerned about your child's vision? Do they have trouble seeing objects that are far away? If so, they may have myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness. Myopia is a condition where the eye becomes elongated and objects in the distance appear blurry. Unfortunately, myopia is becoming increasingly common in children, and it's important to take steps to control its progression.

At The Optical Gallery, we're here to help. We offer a range of services to help control your child's myopia, including Stellest lenses and MiSight contact lenses. Our team of experienced optometrists can guide you through the process and ensure your child receives the best possible care.

What is Myopia Control? Myopia control refers to a range of treatments aimed at slowing down or halting the progression of myopia in children. The earlier myopia is diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome. The goal of myopia control is to reduce the risk of developing high levels of myopia, which can lead to serious eye conditions later in life, such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.

Stellest lenses are a cutting-edge treatment for myopia control. These lenses use advanced technology to reduce the amount of strain on the eye, which can slow down the progression of myopia. Stellest lenses are designed to be worn during the day, and they're available in a range of stylish frames to suit your child's individual style.

MiSight Contact Lenses MiSight contact lenses are another effective treatment for myopia control. These soft contact lenses are designed to be worn during the day, and they're ideal for active children who don't want to wear glasses. MiSight lenses work by slowing down the elongation of the eye, which is the primary cause of myopia. They're comfortable, easy to use, and can be worn by children as young as 8 years old.

Why is Myopia Increasing in Children? Myopia is becoming more common in children, and there are several factors that contribute to this trend. One major factor is the increased use of digital devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and computers. Studies have shown that excessive screen time can increase the risk of myopia in children. Another factor is the lack of outdoor activity. Spending time outdoors, particularly in natural light, has been shown to reduce the risk of myopia.

If you're in the Twickenham area and searching for a trusted optician to help control your child's myopia, look no further than Optical Gallery. Our experienced team of optometrists is dedicated to providing high-quality care and personalised solutions for each patient. In addition to our myopia control treatments, The Optical Gallery also emphasizes the importance of educating parents and children about proper eye care habits. Our optometrists provide valuable information on maintaining good eye health, such as taking regular breaks from digital devices, practicing proper lighting and posture when using screens, and encouraging outdoor activities to promote healthy visual development. We understand that each child's needs are unique, and we take a personalized approach to address their specific concerns and challenges. With our comprehensive range of services and dedication to your child's well-being, you can trust The Optical Gallery to be your partner in safeguarding their vision for a bright future. Don't hesitate to contact us today and book an appointment at our Twickenham or Chessington location. Your child's eyesight deserves the best care available.

At The Optical Gallery, we're here to help you navigate the world of myopia control. Our team of experts can guide you through the process, and we offer a range of treatments to suit your child's individual needs. Whether you choose Stellest lenses, MiSight contact lenses, or a combination of both, we're here to support you every step of the way. 

At our Twickenham Opticians, we offer a comprehensive range of eye care services, including eye exams, vision therapy, and myopia control. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology to ensure accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans.

Don't wait to take action against myopia. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at either our Twickenham or Chessington Optician's, and take the first step towards protecting your child's vision.

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