Myopia is becoming a real public health concern across the world.
The number of myopic people is increasing rapidly. The prevalence of high myopia is also expected to rise. Understanding myopia development and methods to slow its progression is currently one of the biggest stakes for researchers and clinicians from around the world. In this paper, a few Vision Scientists at Essilor have put together a general overview of myopia condition. In this article they review the definition of myopia, its evolution and causes. They describe available solutions for myopia management and discuss the relative efficacy for each solution. Finally, they focus on Myopilux®, the specific range of ophthalmic lenses which have been proven to effectively correct and control myopia progression in children.
Article from the magazine "Point de vue"