Early myopia treatment with low-dose Atropine drops can significantly slow the progression of myopia in children.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common cause of vision impairment in young people. It's prevalence in children is growing at an alarming rate and is taking on epidemic proportions . Almost 80% of children in Asia develop myopia.
If you have myopia, you can see close objects clearly, but objects farther away, appear blurred. Reading a book or computer and phone use is no problem, but road signs or the board in front of the classroom will be a problem.
Since 80% of a child's learning in school is obtained visually, a good vision goes hand in hand with good grades. That's why it's important for children to get their vision checked regularly.
Low-dose Atropine drops are currently the most effective therapy for myopia control. Studies have shown that low-dose Atropine drops significantly slow down the progression of myopia.