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Everything you need to know about myopia and a community supporting children's ocular health.

For Parents & Caregivers

Understanding your child’s eye health and the effects myopia, or nearsightedness, can have is important. Discover resources and information on what you can do to slow its progression.

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For Physicians

Myopia can have a serious impact on patients and their loved ones. Through education and shareable resources, you can help support ocular health.

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Myopia in the World Today

Statistics about myopia

There are 14 million kids in the U.S. with nearsightedness.

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During the ages of 6-12 children’s eyes are growing the fastest.

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Genes play a role in whether a child will have myopia (1 parent 25%, 2 parents 50%).

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Our Mission

MyMyopia is an awareness campaign sharing important information with parents and eye care professionals on the childhood myopia epidemic (nearsightedness) to improve lifelong ocular health.

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