Q1 What is myopia?
|Q:||What is myopia?|
|A:||This means that nearby objects appear to be clear, while distant objects appear to be blurred. It is thought to be caused by a longer-than-normal length of the "ocular axis," which is the length of the eyeball, or a stronger refractive power of the lens or cornea.|
Q2 What should I when my eyesight is getting worse?
|Q:||My eyesight is getting worse! What should I do now?|
|Q:||What can I do to prevent further loss of vision?|
Let's review our lifestyle habits to hinder the progression of myopia.
Let's try to do these things.
|Q:||If myopia is genetic, do I have to give up on my vision getting worse?|
|A:||That's not true. You can't reverse the degree of myopia but you can reduce the myopia progression! By reducing the degree of myopia, you can reduce the risks of eye diseases.|
|Q:||My brother plays too many smartphone games! Is that why his eyesight is not good?|
|A:||There's more than one cause including parents genetics, age of myopia onset and environmental factors. Age of myopia onset has a greater influence on whether or not a child will become myopic than environmental factors. If kids are myopic at an earlier age, they will have higher risk to progress and their power tends to increase more rapidly.|
|Q:||I don't care if my eyes get worse, I want to play games, can’t I?|
|A:||Overworking your eyes not only reduces your eyesight, but also increases your risk of various diseases such as detached retinas, cataracts, glaucoma and even blindness!|
|Q:||I'm nearsighted and can still read far away text if I squint, do I need glasses or contacts?|
|A:||If you are pushing yourself to look with your eyes by trying to see too much, you are more likely to develop myopia.
It is also not good to keep wearing the wrong vision correction glasses.
Therefore, it is necessary to have proper vision correction and treatment
whenever you feel difficulty in seeing or eye fatigue.
|Q:||Which is better for vision correction, glasses, contacts or atropine?|
|A:||You can use whatever works best for you. Sometimes glasses, sometimes contacts, and sometimes low-dose atropine eye drops can be used.|
|Q:||My children are still in elementary school, but their eyesights are not good. I worry about their future. Are they going to be okay?|
|A:||Myopia progresses at a young age and there are many ways to control myopia progression nowadays. As long as you apply with the proper control as recommended by your optometrist, it basically will not be a big problem.|
|Q:||為子女配近視眼鏡應該 “配足”度數嗎？”配到足” 會否令近視加深？|