Infographic: Understanding Childhood Myopia

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This simple, yet comprehensive, infographic builds a foundational understanding of myopia, demonstrates the worrisome trend of increasing myopia prevalence in the U.S. and around the world, explains why children have the disease and how they are diagnosed, and details its long-term complications, treatment options, and where to get more information. The tool reveals factors that potentially contribute to the progression of myopia—such as less time outdoors and increased screen time—and highlights treatment options for myopia management that are available today and acknowledges pharmacologic interventions that are in development. It encourages parents to take the next step towards scheduling an exam with an eye care professional. To see the full infographic, click the Download Now button above.

Various sizes are available for both digital and print use:

Full Digital Infographic

Tri-fold brochure (8.5″ x 11″ double-sided)

Poster size (24″ x 36″)

Tabloid size (11″ x 17″)