Myopia Control Doctor in Baltimore

20 Feb: Nearsightedness in Children

Researchers say using atropine eyedrops nightly in children ages 4 to 9 years can help minimize the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness. They note that untreated myopia in children can lead to more serious eye health issues later in life. Experts say parents can help with their children’s eye health by limiting screen time and making sure kids are outdoors more often.