Myopia Management at Switalski Eye Care
If your child’s prescription is rapidly deteriorating, contact Switalski Eye Care for a consultation. Our practice offers evidence-based treatment to prevent the onset or reduce the progression of myopia in pediatric patients. Let us help your child diminish the risk of developing ocular disease and vision loss with our effective myopia management program.
At Switalski Eye Care, we provide effective treatments for children to slow down the progression of nearsightedness. From Atropine drop treatments to Ortho-k contact lenses, we will ensure that you find find the best treatment option for your child’s needs.
Why Does My Child's Nearsightedness Need to Be Managed?
Myopia significantly increases the risk of developing sight-threatening eye diseases later in life, such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment and macular degeneration. The higher your child’s myopia, the greater the risk.
Although eyeglasses and standard contact lenses can correct a person’s vision, they do not treat the underlying cause of myopia or slow its progression. This is where myopia management comes in.
If you’re concerned about your child’s long-term eye health and vision, contact Switalski Eye Care today. We can help.
What is Myopia Management?
Myopia management is an area of eye care that uses various tools and treatments to prevent or slow your child's myopia progression. Depending upon your child's specific needs, our doctors will be able to prescribe management options that can help your child maintain better vision for longer.
We specialize in myopia treatment to slow progression of nearsightedness using any of the following methods:
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Myopia increases the risk of serious eye diseases
How Do I Know If My Child Needs Myopia Management?
If you are concerned about your child’s myopia, call Switalski Eye Care today. Our team of eye care professionals will help you understand more about your child's nearsightedness and will determine whether your child is a candidate for myopia management.
Take our myopia assessment online to find out whether your child could benefit from this life-changing treatment.