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​Myopia control around the world 



FAST FACTS




  • implicated as the 6th leading cause of vision loss world wide


  • prevalence of myopia in the United States has increased from 25% in 1971 - 1972 to 41.5% in 1994 - 2004


  • Singapore and China have reached endemic prevalence levels in some populations


  • economic burden associated with myopia is a significant global concern



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Inventor's Corner

In 2013, the Vision Research Institute (VRI) asked over 700 eye care professionals from all over the world which is their preferred method(s) to control the progression of myopia in a clinical setting.  Click here for a full summary of results of the biennial Myopia Awareness Survey.  


Click on a link below to read more about the different modes of myopia control and the experiential evidence that highlights the effectivity of each option.  

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Welcome to myopiacontrol.org!


In our inaugural video-posting, get a first hand look into the motivation behind creating this informational site and the goals for its audience. 

While myopia control is a widely form of practice around the world, it is currently not an FDA approved form of treatment for myopia.

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Introducing A central portal


Explore Myopia Prevalence Rates


See where the largest myopic populations are being identified



Myopia Control Clinics


Worldwide, increased efforts are being made to provide patients and parents with comprehensive care and education regarding effective solutions for myopia control



Meet Our Experts


Understand myopia control efforts from various country specific representatives

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