Myopia Control in Bakersfield, CA
What Is Myopia?
Myopia continues to progress if left untreated, especially in children whose eyes are still growing. This can even lead to more serious vision issues later in life. While eyeglasses can correct the vision from myopia, they don’t address the underlying issue: the eye is continuing to grow incorrectly.
Signs of Myopia in Children
While myopia can be discovered at almost any age, it’s often found in children between eight and 12 years old. However, not all children know their vision is abnormal, or know how to say it. If your notice any of the following in your child, they could likely benefit from myopia treatment:
- Complaints of eye strain
- Frequent headaches
- Constant squinting
- Difficulty in school
- Aversion to physical activity
How We Limit Progression with Myopia Management
At Li & Liao Optometry, we always want our patients to have a clear understanding of what’s happening with their family’s vision, so we include you as a partner in the process. Our advanced technology allows us to precisely measure your child’s eyes and vision prescription so we can tailor our care to fit your child’s exact needs, including offering specialty and overnight lenses, to help correct their vision now — and protect their healthy eyesight for years to come.
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